Synonyms and Antonyms of pathetic
- The plight of the homeless animals was quite pathetic.
- a pathetic story that made her cry
- The crowd mercilessly booed the boxer's pathetic performance.
- The pundit's latest book is another pathetic jumble of factual errors, half-baked political views, and baseless accusations.
asinine, brainless, dumb, fatuous, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), inane, jerky, moronic, nonsensical, simpleminded, stupid, unwise, weak-minded, witless
for the birds
Synonym Discussion of pathetic
- a moving appeal for contributions
- an impressive list of achievements
- a poignant documentary on the homeless
- an affecting deathbed reunion
- the touching innocence in a child's eyes
- pathetic attempts to justify misconduct
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