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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpitiablepit‧i‧a‧ble /ˈpɪtiəbəl/ adjective formal  SYMPATHIZEmaking you feel pity the pitiable victims of warpitiably adverb
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pitiableSylvie was no longer the withdrawn, slightly pitiable figure she had last seen in New York.And none of the pitiable passengers on flight 592 had any idea of it.pitiable victims of warFar from being pitiable victims, the Hollywood 10 and their followers have the blood of millions on their hands.They appeared to apologize for their pitiable weaknesses, instead of forming themselves into a counter attack.
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