10/7/15

Piteous

Piteous

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miserable; sad; pathetic;

evoking a feeling of pity.

A piteous look came over his face after his balloon flew away.

Memory trick:
piteous sounds like pity us.

At work:
The piteous mood left the room when we found out about the bonus.

(c) 2015 E. Carruthers

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