HyperDic: pitiable

English > 2 senses of the word pitiable:
ADJECTIVEallpitiable, pathetic, pitifulinspiring mixed contempt / contempt and pity
allpitiable, hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiful, poor, wretcheddeserving or inciting pity
pitiable > pronunciation
Soundspih'tiyahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pitiable: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninginspiring mixed contempt / contempt and pity.
Example "pitiable lack of character"
Synonymspathetic, pitiful
BroadercontemptibleDeserving of contempt / contempt or scorn
Spanishpatético
Catalanpatètic
English > pitiable: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdeserving or inciting pity.
Example "pitiable homeless children"
Synonymshapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiful, poor, wretched
Broaderunfortunatenot favored by fortune
Spanishcuitado, desafortunado, desdichado, desgraciado, desventurado, infeliz, infortunado, lastimoso, miserable, mísero, pobre, triste
Catalandesafortunat, desgraciat, desventurat, dissortat, infeliç, llastimós, miserable, pobre, trist
Adverbspitiablyin a manner arousing sympathy and compassion / compassion

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