Student Thesaurus

One entry found for pathetic.
Entry Word: pathetic
Function: adjective
Text: 1 deserving of one's pity <the plight of the homeless family was quite pathetic>
Synonyms heartbreaking, heartrending, miserable, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, rueful, sorry, wretched
Related Words deplorable, lamentable, regrettable; emotional, impressive, inspiring; affecting, moving, poignant, stirring, touching; awful, horrible, terrible; distressing, disturbing, upsetting; grievous, sad, sorrowful, woeful
Near Antonyms unimpressive, uninspiring
2 causing unhappiness <a pathetic story that made her cry> -- see SAD 2