- pitiful used 3 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. Miserable; moving compassion; as a sight most pitiful; a pitiful condition.
2. To be pitied for its littleness or meanness; paltry; contemptible; despicable.
That's villainous, and shows a most pitiful ambition in the fool that uses it.
3. Very small; insignificant.
PIT'IFULLY, adverb With pity; compassionately.
Pitifully behold the sorrows of our hearts.
1. In a manner to excite pity.
They would sign and groan as pitifully as other men.
2. Contemptibly; with meanness.
PIT'IFULNESS, noun Tenderness of heart that disposes to pity; mercy; compassion.