Synonyms and Antonyms of piteous

  1. deserving of one's pity <a piteous beggar huddled in the doorway of an abandoned building> Synonyms heartbreaking, heartrending, miserable, pathetic, pitiable, pitiful, poor, rueful, sorry, wretchedRelated Words deplorable, lamentable, regrettable; emotional, impressive, inspiring; affecting, moving, poignant, stirring, touching; awful, horrible, terrible; distressing, disturbing, upsetting; grievous, mournful, sad, sorrowful, woefulNear Antonyms unimpressive, uninspiring

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