Translation of pathetic in Spanish:
- 1.1 (pitiful)(sight/moan/gesture)
patéticoExample sentences1.2 (feeble, inadequate) [colloquial]what a pathetic excuse!
¡qué excusa más pobre!his jokes are patheticsus chistes son pésimosa pathetic performanceuna pésima actuaciónyou're pathetic!
- She is good-hearted and took pity on my pathetic form whenever I was sent to the kitchens by my mistresses.
- His Graham is a pathetic, vulnerable figure who inspires both pity and amusement.
- The figure, in its nakedness, has an almost ghostly, insubstantial quality, a pathetic vulnerability.
una actuación que daba pena¡me sacas de quicio!don't be so pathetic!¡no seas tan pusilánime!Example sentences
- Then we get this paltry, pathetic excuse for a bill, and we are all supposed to become excited about it.
- Karl made some pathetic excuse about having to go to Croydon.
- That article was the most pathetic excuse for him to showcase his infantile vocabulary.
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