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pi tee uh buhl

  • s  inspiring mixed contempt and pity
    pitiable lack of character
  • s  deserving or inciting pity
    pitiable homeless children

  • His account of how he made the transition from front-page monster to model prisoner is pitiable, but it would need geniuswhich his friends seem to claim for him, and which he .
  • That same day at Scotts Bluff, two pitiable figures, one of them with an empty sleeve dangling at its side, were dragged into the main street.
  • This is a tale so primal and pitiable that for many a former child it deserves to be retold on an analyst's couch.
News & Articles

  • The Anna Nicole Story: TV Review
    The Lifetime original movie paints Anna Nicole Smith as pitiable yet always likable, even as her desperate desire for fame fueled her public self-destruction. read more
    June 28, 2013 - The Hollywood Reporter
Quotes

  • the Apostle Paul in Niles Daily Star
    Paul said in 1 Corinthians, chapter 15, verse 19, "If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable."
  • Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in The Age
    The worst thing that anyone can do is become protectionist and thus invite protectionist retaliation in a trade war in which everyone will emerge a pitiable loser,Yudhoyono said. "We should remain practitioners of free trade and persevere...
  • Lee Kuan Yew in Reuters UK
    I don't hate you, I feel sorry for you, I think you cut a pitiable figure,said Chee of Lee Kuan Yew.

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