pitifully

All Adverb
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  • In a little while she opened her eyes and looked at him -- so pitifully! Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, George MacDonald #0
  • She crossed over to the young man and looked rather pitifully up into his face. Cited from Drusilla with a Million, by Elizabeth Cooper
  • How little, how pitifully little she knew of the world, after all! Cited from Life and Gabriella, by Ellen Glasgow
  • She gave him back his ring, and then he broke down pitifully. Cited from The Little Minister, by J.M. Barrie
  • It took so pitifully little to open the gate of heaven to some lives! Cited from The Witness, by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • He saw that she must have been pitifully used before she broke loose and got out. Cited from The Marquis of Lossie, by George MacDonald
  • But the boy's eyes pitifully followed every movement of his father. Cited from The Log School-House on the Columbia, by Hezekiah Butterworth
  • And what was left for him to do was so pitifully little. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • It was all that he could do for the present, and it seemed pitifully little. Cited from The Flying U's Last Stand, by B. M. Bower
  • Only she looked rather pitifully at her feet and shook her head. Cited from When the World Shook, by H. Rider Haggard
  • She did not resist but she looked a little pitifully into his face. Cited from The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The horror in her eyes made his heart beat pitifully over her. Cited from Afterwards, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • After all she was utterly alone and her life had been pitifully narrow. Cited from The Foolish Virgin, by Thomas Dixon
  • He looked very white, and his features were pitifully drawn with suffering. Cited from Miss Billy's Decision, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • He would tell her soon -- when it was right -- she cried pitifully to herself. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I told her in three words; then looked to the ground, and again in her face most pitifully. Cited from Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, XXII, by various
  • And then we are, one and all, so pitifully afraid of the light. Cited from Ghosts, by Henrik Ibsen
  • His face was pitifully white and there were dark circles round his eyes. Cited from The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • She put her hand pitifully on my head, then lifted up my chin. Cited from Seats Of The Mighty, by G. Parker, v3
  • I could tell them so pitifully little of you! Cited from Jason, by Justus Miles Forman
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Meaning of pitifully

  • adverb To a pitiful degree
    wages were pitifully low, particularly the wages of women