Synonyms & Antonyms : Pitiable

Pitiable



( Adjective )


His efforts to change the nature of his brother were nothing but
pitiable attempts.

Synonyms:

Mournful

Moving

Grievous

Distressing

Sad

Doleful

Woeful

Sorrowful

Contextual Examples:

What has happened to make you look so
sad?

It was
distressing to see him suffering from pain.

Hearing the
sorrowful news she wept bitterly.

His speech was deeply
moving.

The death of Martin Luther King in 1968 was a
grievous loss to humanity.

The funeral involved a long and
doleful ceremony.

The
woeful news of the death of Mrs. Indira Gandhi grieved the nation.

The pupils and teachers are
mournful today because the headmaster has died.



Antonyms:

Pleasant

Desirable

Enviable

Contextual Examples:

The weather is very
pleasant today.

Our college encourages numerous
desirable extracurricular activities after study hours.

Our new manager is an
enviable personality – what a gait, manners, speech, vocabulary, health!




The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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