Definition of Piteousness

1. Noun. The condition of being piteous ¹

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Definition of Piteousness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piteousness

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pitchpenny
pitchpole
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pitchpoles
pitchpoling
pitchside
pitchstone
pitcht
pitchwoman
pitchwomen
pitchwork
pitchy
piteous
piteously
piteousness
piteousnesses
pitfall
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pith hat
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Literary usage of Piteousness

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1. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"She did not even speak, but sat looking at her hands, absorbed in the piteousness of that thought. Will, however, having given that annihilating pinch, ..."

2. Looking Backward, 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy (1917)
"It was not till I was aware of these ghostly faces, and of the reproach that could not be gainsaid which was in their eyes, that the full piteousness of the ..."

3. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"She did not even speak, but sat looking at her hands, absorbed in the piteousness of that thought. Will, however, having given that annihilating pinch, ..."

4. Looking Backward, 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy (1917)
"It was not till I was aware of these ghostly faces, and of the reproach that could not be gainsaid which was in their eyes, that the full piteousness of the ..."

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