What is pitiful?

  • (adj): Inspiring mixed contempt and pity.
    Example: "Pitiful exhibition of cowardice"
    Synonyms: pathetic, pitiable
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pitiful:

Unfamiliar Faces - Notes
... Pitiful" was the first single to be released from this album on October 7, 2007 ... Pitiful" was released as a free "Single of the Week" on the iTunes Music Store in Canada and Australia ... Pitiful" is used in commercials for the iPhone 3GS ...
Mr. Pitiful
... Pitiful" is a song written by Otis Redding and Steve Cropper which was on the 1965 album The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads ... It was also by Etta James as "Miss Pitiful." The Rolling Stones covered it live five times between August and December 2005 on their A Bigger Bang Tour ...
Blindside (band) - History - Silence
... It generated hits such as "Sleepwalking", "Pitiful," and "Caught a Glimpse." They appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and performed their hit song "Pitiful" ... appeared in the skateboarding film Grind, performing the song "Pitiful" at a skate competition ...
The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads - Recording
... Pitiful" ... Pitiful" was recorded in December 1964 at the Stax studios ... Pitiful" for sounding pitiful when singing ballads ...
Mr. Pitiful - History
... Pitiful" was recorded in December 1964 at the Stax studios ... Pitiful", because of sounding pitiful when singing ballads ...

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Famous quotes containing the word pitiful:

    You are pitiful isolated individuals; you are bankrupts; your role is played out. Go where you belong from now on—into the dustbin of history!
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    Ah were she pitiful as she is fair,
    Or but as mild as she is seeming so,
    Then were my hopes greater than my despair,
    Then all the world were heaven, nothing woe.
    Robert Greene (1558?–1592)

    It is pitiful when a man bears a name for convenience merely, who has earned neither name nor fame.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)