If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable .
When these young people return, despite being richer or better educated or both, they still have no pigs, a condition considered pitiable by the older generation.
The bloodshed there, and in Romeo and Juliet could be called calamitous, but it was not tragically pitiable .
The family of the deceased Avtar Singh is in a very pitiable condition.
A few imperfect specimens are about, people who make a living out of their pitiable condition.
It's an odd, disturbing, and pitiable pattern of behaviour.
He, despite these daughterly attentions, is perceived by the Colonel to be in ‘a condition of pitiable infirmity’.
I'm sure I make an appropriately pathetic, pitiable picture, sitting here with tears in my eyes, crumbs on my face, in this awful red dress.
The few lives that I had come across were miserable ones, pitiable creatures who had no hope left to live on with.
Shame is a pitiable and clownish condition, most appallingly pitiable and clownish on television.