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The scrawny little kitten looked so pitiful out in the rain.
The refugee camp was a pitiful sight.
a pitiful performance
a pitiful excuse
The way we have been treated is pitiful.
pitifully thin children
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
the light outside that you see during the day
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of pitiful from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.