Meaning of POOR in English

POOR

(DESERVING SYMPATHY) [adjective] [before noun; not gradable] - deserving sympathyLook at that dog - the poor thing has only got three legs.Poor old Norman - did you hear what he died of?The poor bastards/sods went to prison for a crime they didn't commit.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.