: of a kind to move to pity or compassion
— pit·e·ous·ly adverb
— pit·e·ous·ness noun
Examples of PITEOUS
- The child cried out in a piteous voice.
- <a piteous beggar huddled in the doorway of an abandoned building>
First Known Use of PITEOUS
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