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pitiful

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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
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  1. So appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it; eliciting pity.
    Scotland has a pitiful climate.
  2. Very small (of an amount).
    A pitiful number of students bothered to turn up.

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