Pitiful synonyms and antonyms
Category: Part of speech:
Expressing, arousing, or intended to arouse pity, sorrow, sympathy, or compassion; pitiful
Of poor quality; inferior:
The definition of lamentable is something to view with regret or pity.
The definition of deplorable is very bad, disgusting and wretched.
Sharply painful to the feelings; piercing
Causing anguish or deep distress; arousing deep sympathy.
Feeling or expressing pity
The definition of dismal is something that is gloomy that makes you feel sad.
Negative, unfavorable, or disapproving:
Being in or characterized by good spirits; merry.
The definition of joyful is expressing delight or happiness.
Feeling or expressing sympathy or pity:
Sunk to or existing in a low condition, state, or position. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).] Said of weather and similar circumstances that are mild.
Deserving to be despised; contemptible
Not harsh or severe in disciplining, punishing, judging, etc.; mild; merciful; clement
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Full of mercy; having, feeling, or showing mercy; compassionate; lenient, clement, etc.
Changing, or causing to change, place or position Pitiful; evincing pity, compassion, or sympathy.
Arousing or deserving of pity or compassion; lamentable.
(Now Rare) Full of ruth; feeling, showing, or arousing pity or sorrow
Deeply distressed or unhappy; miserable; unfortunate
Of unusually high quality; excellent:
Above average in quality; excellent
Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
Important or valuable enough to repay time or effort spent; of true value
Wonderful is defined as an amazing, astonishing, excellent or enjoyable person, thing or event.
Feeling or showing sorrow or pity; mournful
Feeling or expressing pity
Agreeably suited to one's disposition or mood; congenial:
Arousing or deserving pity
Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
The definition of mournful is feeling or expressing sorrow, grief or depression.
Lacking cheer; depressing.
Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing.
That or who arouses or arouse.
Having or showing those positive aspects of nature and character regarded as distinguishing humans from other animals:
Dramatic is defined as something that is like a play. Synonym Study
stresses the nature of the thing calling for pity rather than its influence on the observer piteous groans
emphasizes the deserving, rather than the arousing, of pity, and may also suggest a greater or lesser degree of contempt mingled with commiseration their situation was pitiable
applies to that which arouses or deserves pity because it is sad, pathetic, etc. the suffering of the starving children was pitiful, but is often used now to imply contemptible inadequacy a pitiful amount
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