Thesaurus > Related Words: pathetic

  Words related to pathetic

Related / Similar Words: ridiculous, silly, pitiable, pitiful, hapless, miserable, misfortunate, piteous, poor, wretched

 

Definition:
  • inspiring scornful pity; "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett;
  • inspiring mixed contempt and pity; "their efforts were pathetic"; "pitiable lack of character"; "pitiful exhibition of cowardice";
  • deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor d;

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    Anagrams: Pithecia, hepatica, petechia

     

     
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