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pitiful

US [ˈpɪtɪf(ə)l]
UK ['pɪtɪf(ə)l]
  • adj.可怜的;令人怜悯的;令人同情的;卑微的
  • Web慈悲的;引起或值得同情的;值得怜悯
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adj.
1.
可怜的;令人怜悯的;令人同情的deserving pity or causing you to feel pity
The horse was a pitiful sight(= because it was very thin or sick) .
这匹马看上去可怜兮兮的。
2.
卑微的;卑鄙的not deserving respect
a pitiful effort/excuse/performance
不值一提的努力╱借口╱表现

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