plainful

plainful

(ˈpleɪnfʊl)
adj
1. sad and mournful
2. causing distress or pity
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Caid Essebsi Friday sent a message of condolences to President Francois Hollande in which he expressed Tunisia's solidarity with the French people in these plainful circumnstances .
Plainful as it may seem, there is not a great deal that can be done about collateral properties located in overbuilt markets.
Plainful as the bailout cost will be, it is not nearly so painful and dangerous to the economic health of America as the shift in and concentration of the control of credit, which we are already beginning to see.