One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘I am terribly sorry, but we are pitiably unprepared to entertain such distinguished company as yourself, your majesty.’
- ‘When atrocious trouble does come, he suffers it most pitiably.’
- ‘The human babe is a pitiably helpless and lamentably ignorant animal.’
- ‘His back was straight again, after all those years of being so pitiably hunched and trembling from the Parkinson's disease.’
- ‘The gay characters were presented as suffering from an affliction, or if not, at least as being pitiably different.’
- ‘Meanwhile, the survivors of the genocide - who were pitiably few in number - haunted the country like ghosts.’
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