Poor and Pitiful


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Poor adjective – Deserving of one's pity.
Usage example: aw, the poor kitten hurt its paw

Pitiful is a synonym for poor in unfortunate topic. In some cases you can use "Pitiful" instead an adjective "Poor", when it comes to topics like miserable, pity, abject, pathetic. popular alternative
Nearby Words: poorly, poorness
Synonyms for Poor


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Pitiful adjective – Deserving pitying scorn (as for inadequacy).
Usage example: that piece of junk is a pitiful excuse for a car

Poor is a synonym for pitiful in pity topic. You can use "Poor" instead an adjective "Pitiful", if it concerns topics such as property, miserable, dreadful, distressing. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pity, pitiless, pitiable, piteous, pitifully
Synonyms for Pitiful

Things that words describes

understanding poor understanding pitiful understanding
character poor character pitiful character
life poor life pitiful life
performance poor performance pitiful performance
Other nouns: state, attempt, condition, creature, form, range, health, victim, villain, damage, planet, grades, stats.
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