piteable (s.xii1)

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piteable (s.xii1)

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[ FEW: 8,443a pietosus /8,493a pietas; Gdf: 6,178c pitable; GdfC: 10,345c piteable; TL: 7,978 pitable /7,981 pitëable; DEAF:  pitié (piteable) / pitos (pitable); DMF:  pitable / pitoyable; TLF:  pitoyable; OED:  pitiable a.; MED:  piteable a.; DMLBS: ]


1compassionate, caring, kind
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Heom soffraitos est piteable, Misericors e amiable  11811
theol.merciful, benevolent towards humankind
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Kar tu ies, Sire, bons et piteables (Latin: bonus et propitiabilis)  156.LXXXV.5
2pitiable, lamentable, deserving of compassion
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  li douz sires piteables (=J.C.), sicom il pur nus [...] par sa tresgrant benigneté i (=on the cross) pendi, [...]  206.11
pide  pitance  pité  piteiance  piteier  pitif  pitiver  pitivous  pitivousement  pitus  pitusement  piu#1  piuement 
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