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Synonyms of pathetic in English:


  • 1 he made a small, pathetic groan
    [Antonyms] comical, cheerful
  • 2 informal he made some pathetic excuse about the train being delayed
    feeble, woeful, sorry, poor, pitiful, lamentable, deplorable, miserable, wretched, contemptible, despicable, inadequate, meagre, paltry, insufficient, negligible, insubstantial, unsatisfactory, worthless
    [Antonyms] admirable, excellent
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