Pitiful and Sorrowful

Pitiful

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Pitiful adjective – Deserving of one's pity.
Usage example: pitiful orphans who had lost everything in the war

Sorrowful is a synonym for pitiful in state topic. In some cases you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Pitiful", when it comes to topics like poor.
Nearby Words: pity, pitiless, pitiable, piteous, pitifully
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Sorrowful

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Sorrowful adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Pitiful is a synonym for sorrowful in state topic. Sometimes you can use "Pitiful" instead an adjective "Sorrowful", if it concerns topics such as tragic.
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
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character pitiful character sorrowful character
nature pitiful nature sorrowful nature
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