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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Piteous (0.01373 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Piteous.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: piteous piteous adj : deserving or inciting pity; “a hapless victim”; “miserable victims of war”; “the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic”- Galsworthy; “piteous appeals for help”; “pitiable homeless children”; “a pitiful fate”; “Oh, you poor thing”; “his poor distorted limbs”; “a wretched life” [syn: hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Piteous Piteous \Pit"e*ous\, a. [OE. pitous, OF. pitos, F. piteux. See Pity.] 1. Pious; devout. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The Lord can deliver piteous men from temptation. --Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. Evincing pity, compassion, or sympathy; compassionate; tender. ``[She] piteous of his case.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster] She was so charitable and so pitous. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. Fitted to excite pity or sympathy; wretched; miserable; lamentable; sad; as, a piteous case. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The most piteous tale of Lear. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Paltry; mean; pitiful. “Piteous amends.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Sorrowful; mournful; affecting; doleful; woeful; rueful; sad; wretched; miserable; pitiable; pitiful; compassionate. [1913 Webster] -- Pit"e*ous*ly, adv. -- Pit"e*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

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