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Correct spelling:
Exciting pity; touching.
pitiful (adjective)
pitiful, miserable, forlorn, piteous, heart-rending, tear-jerking, lamentable, pitiable.
Other synonyms:
measly, piteous, moving, ludicrous, paltry, inadequate, pitiful, deplorable, painful, slaphappy, giddy, misfortunate, pity, woeful, pitiable, infuriating, empty-headed, short, wretched, wacky, dreary, zany, poor, farcical, idiotic, derisive, punch-drunk, dismal, sorrowful, exasperating, absurd, saddening, cockeyed, woful, unfortunate, tearful, base, heartbreaking, unbearable, depressing, scummy, abject, lightheaded, drear, scurvy, undignified, cockamamie, laughable, unhappy, low, ruthful, hapless, unworthy, heartbreaking, annoying, execrable, silly, mournful, risible, frustrating, worthless, heartrending, low-down, light-headed, affecting, tragic, featherbrained, nonsensical, irritating, sorry, distressing, dizzy, teary, airheaded, melancholy, whacky, upsetting, sappy, feeble, obscene, suffering, heartrending, slimy, vexing, ugly, comical, vile, rueful, contemptible, preposterous, derisory, sad, cockamamy, ridiculous, touching, maddening, terrible, goofy, miserable, despicable.
Examples of usage:
  1. She slipped by him, with a pathetic " Don't! - "The Quality of Mercy", W. D. Howells.
  2. pathetic appeal had touched Madge as deeply as it had Phil, and they were both resolved to help the child if they could. Mollie's - "Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid", Amy D. V. Chalmers.
  3. It is a most pathetic case. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.

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