Part of speech:
Causing misery, discomfort, or suffering
(Archaic) Filled with pity or compassion.
Expressing, arousing, or intended to arouse pity, sorrow, sympathy, or compassion; pitiful
Arousing or deserving pity, sometimes mixed with scorn or contempt
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
(Now Rare) Full of ruth; feeling, showing, or arousing pity or sorrow
Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
Feeling or expressing pity
Of, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy:
Full of mercy; compassionate:
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