Lamenting vs Piteous - What's the difference?

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Lamenting is a related term of piteous.


As a verb lamenting

is .

As a noun lamenting

is lamentation.

As an adjective piteous is

pitiful; evincing pity, compassion, or sympathy.

lamenting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • lamentation
  • * Shakespeare
  • The night has been unruly: where we lay, / Our chimneys were blown down, and, as they say, / Lamentings heard i' th' air, strange screams of death

    Anagrams

    * alignment

    piteous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • pitiful; evincing pity, compassion, or sympathy.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The most piteous tale of Lear.
  • (obsolete) pious; devout
  • * Wyclif
  • The Lord can deliver piteous men from temptation.
  • (obsolete) compassionate; tender
  • * Alexander Pope
  • [She was] piteous of his case.
  • (obsolete) paltry; mean; pitiful
  • (Milton)

    Synonyms

    * pathetic

    Derived terms

    * piteously