noun see pitiful

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  • pitifulness — pitiful ► ADJECTIVE 1) deserving or arousing pity. 2) very small or poor; inadequate. DERIVATIVES pitifully adverb pitifulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Pitifulness — Pitiful Pit i*ful, a. 1. Full of pity; tender hearted; compassionate; kind; merciful; sympathetic. [1913 Webster] The Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy. James v. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. Piteous; lamentable; eliciting compassion. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitifulness — See pitifully. * * * …   Universalium

  • pitifulness — noun The state or quality of being pitiful …   Wiktionary

  • pitifulness — pɪtɪflnɪs n. compassionateness, mercifulness (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pitifulness — piti·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • pitifulness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being pitiful …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitiful — adjective Date: 14th century 1. archaic full of pity ; compassionate 2. a. deserving or arousing pity or commiseration b. exciting pitying contempt (as by meanness or inadequacy) < pitiful wages > • pitifully adverb • pitifulness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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