Difference between Pitiable and Piteous



Difference between Pitiable and Piteous :



Pitiable : adjective

Pitiable meaning a situation or a man arousing pity

Example Sentences :

1. Do not take a pitiable stance in college.
2. The condition of homeless people in winter is indeed pitiable.


Pitiful : adjective

Pitiful meaning a situation or a man arousing pity or of things contemptible

Example Sentences :

1. The animals were in a pitiful state.
2. It was distressing to see them in this pitiful condition.
3. He received a pitiful reward for all his trouble.


Piteous : adjective

Piteous meaning causing pity or deplorable

Example Sentences :

1. She told us a piteous story of her sufferings.
2. The children gave a piteous cry.
3. The people from cottage-area came to our offices with piteous tales.



Difference between Pitiable and Piteous :



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