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pathetic
Definition:
Expressing or showing anger; passionate.

Synonyms:

adjective
emotional
hysterical, over-wrought, hot-blooded, heartwarming, hotblooded, excitable, temperamental.
lousy
crummy.
moving
affecting.
pitiful
lamentable, miserable, pitiful, forlorn, tear-jerking, heart-rending, rueful, pitiable, piteous.
poor
Commiserable, poorer.
ruthful
ruthful.
sad, affecting
deplorable, touching, inadequate, paltry, miserable, lamentable, poignant, moving, pitiful, heartrending, plaintive, heartbreaking, woeful, tender, pitiable, poor, puny, melting, distressing, useless, piteous, worthless, Commiserable, rueful, wretched, sorry, feeble, petty, meager.
tearful
tearful, blubbery, teary, in tears.
touching
touching, tender.
weak
forceless, weakest.
noun
affecting
affecting.
pathetic
hapless, piteous, miserable, pitiful, pitiable, silly, undignified, unfortunate, contemptible, ridiculous, wretched, poor, misfortunate.
Examples of usage:
  1. Sometimes, she said, John's so gentle and pathetic that I want to cry. – We Three by Gouverneur Morris
  2. Julia's sense of the ridiculous was always next door to her sense of the pathetic. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  3. " But it hasn't been that way this season," she continued, with pathetic regret. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. This pathetic question brought tears to Bertha's eyes. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  5. Mrs. Tenbruggen cast her eyes on the floor, and sighed with pathetic resignation. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins

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