"The fine was pitiful, but it was only $40."
Is this sentence correct?
Pitiful means pathetic.
In this case the subject is not human, The fine made someone who received it feel pathetic.
However, pitiful also means very small.
Someone who received fine just thought the fine was very small.
I can not judge the usage of pitiful is which?
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