Usage examples for pitiful

  1. They were very earnest, for the case under consideration was urgent, as well as very pitiful. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. You told me that she was kind and good and pitiful. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  3. " I am pitiful," he replied. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  4. His condition is really pitiful. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  5. It was plain that to his son the whole affair was pitiful. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  6. Not even the regret is passionate; it is pitiful. – Aspects of Literature by J. Middleton Murry
  7. He raised himself upon his arm, the weak voice raised to a pitiful appeal. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  8. The case seemed so pitiful she was at a loss what to say. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  9. Because of this same love in later days the valiant knight lay pitiful in death. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  10. More awful, but not more pitiful. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  11. With this pitiful scene, the hearing ended for the day. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  12. His attempts to pretend ignorance and innocence were pitiful. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  13. A stricken, pitiful look. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  14. Then they should let the pitiful call touch their heart, and not steel themselves in indifference or ease. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  15. If the history of it all is ever written, it will make pitiful, heroic, noble reading. – The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields by James Lane Allen
  16. Then a pitiful smile crept into the wistful eyes. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  17. It is all so pitiful and painful to me! – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  18. Instinctively, as he stepped in, his eyes sought the floor; and although three pitmen crouching upon one of the benches rose and made way for him, he hardly noticed them, so occupied was he with pitiful looking at the two men lying on coarse beds on the floor. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman
  19. If you really were so elevated, you would not be too proud to accept a few pitiful drops of wine from an old college friend! – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse