Synonyms of pathetic in English:

pathetic


See definition of pathetic

adjective

1‘he made a small, pathetic groan’

SYNONYMS
pitiful, pitiable, piteous, to be pitied, moving, touching, poignant, plaintive, stirring
affecting, distressing, disquieting, disturbing, upsetting, miserable, heartbreaking, heart-rending, agonizing, harrowing, mortifying, sad, wretched, poor, forlorn, tragic, doleful, mournful, woeful
rare distressful
ANTONYMS

comical, cheerful

2‘he made some pathetic excuse about the train being delayed’

SYNONYMS
feeble, woeful, sorry, poor, pitiful, lamentable, deplorable, miserable, wretched, contemptible, despicable, inadequate, meagre, paltry, insufficient, negligible, insubstantial, unsatisfactory, worthless
ANTONYMS

admirable, excellent