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piteous

adjective

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deserving of one's pity
  • a piteous beggar huddled in the doorway of an abandoned building

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The first known use of piteous was in the 14th century

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“Piteous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/piteous. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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