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piteous

  

      adj  
1    exciting or deserving pity  
2    Archaic   having or expressing pity  
  piteously      adv  
  piteousness      n  
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piteous

  
  
affecting, deplorable, dismal, distressing, doleful, grievous, harrowing, heartbreaking, heart-rending, lamentable, miserable, mournful, moving, pathetic, pitiable, pitiful, plaintive, poignant, sad, sorrowful, woeful, wretched  

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