English-German translation for "pitiful"

"pitiful" German translation

Erbärmlich, Herr Präsident, aber vielleicht wenn es noch einmal fünfzig Tote gibt....
Pitiful, Mr President, but perhaps with fifty more deaths...
Source: Europarl
Nun aber ernsthaft, die demokratische Kontrolle dieser Erklärungen ist ja wohl bedauernswert.
On a more serious note, democratic scrutiny of these declarations is, of course, pitiful.
Source: Europarl
'Es ist doch bedauernswert, dass sie illegal teure Drogen kaufen müssen. '
'It is pitiful that hard drugs have to be bought on the illegal circuit. '
Source: Europarl
Das ist auf jeden Fall bedauerlich.
This is pitiful, under any circumstances.
Source: Europarl
Das zweite Thema ist die seit Jahren anstehende und bemitleidenswerte Frage der Entwicklungshilfe.
The second is the age-old, pitiful question of development aid.
Source: Europarl
Alles andere würde als stillschweigende Billigung angesehen.
Anything else will be seen as a pitiful endorsement of such abuses.
Source: Europarl
Und die Bildung, die sie erhielten, war mitleiderregend.
And the education they got was pitiful.
Source: TED
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