The pitiable last photo of the naked megastar projected into the courtroom as Rogers testified is unforgettable.
All around us, pundits spend their time bemoaning the pitiable state of men.
Amy is, at most, a pitiable woman trapped in a marriage that she has no idea how to fix.
mid-15c., "merciful, compassionate," from Old French piteable "compassionate, merciful, pious" (13c.; Modern French pitoyable), from piteer "to pity" (see pity). Meaning "deserving pity" is recorded from late 15c. Related: Pitiably.