Pitifully unsuccessful, ineffective, etc.
Demanding or arousing pity:
Arousing or deserving pity, sometimes mixed with scorn or contempt
(Archaic) Filled with pity or compassion.
Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
Feeling or showing sorrow or pity; mournful
Arousing or deserving pity
The definition of contrite is feeling or expressing sorrow or regret.
Expressing or caused by remorse.
Find another word for ruthful. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ruthful, like: pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, rueful, pity, contrite and remorseful.