pathetic: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pu-thet'ik) [key]
- causing or evoking pity, sympathetic sadness, sorrow, etc.; pitiful; pitiable: a pathetic letter; a pathetic sight.
- affecting or moving the feelings.
- pertaining to or caused by the feelings.
- miserably or contemptibly inadequate: In return for our investment we get a pathetic three percent interest.
- pathetic (Thesaurus)