Poor and Pathetic


Poor adjective - Falling short of a standard.
Usage example: a pretty poor musician, even for a garage band

Pathetic is a synonym for poor in unfortunate topic. In some cases you can use "Pathetic" instead an adjective "Poor", when it comes to topics like pity, wretched, meagre, measly. informal substitute

Nearby Words: poorly, poorness


Pathetic adjective - Deserving of one's pity.
Usage example: the plight of the homeless family was quite pathetic

Poor is a synonym for pathetic in pity topic. You can use "Poor" instead an adjective "Pathetic", if it concerns topics such as inadequate, feeble, sad, wretched. popular alternative

Nearby Words: pathos, pathetically, pathetics
Cite this Source
Pathetic and Poor. (2016). Retrieved 2022, November 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/poor/pathetic
Poor & Pathetic. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Nov. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/poor/pathetic>.
Pathetic or Poor. 2016. Accessed November 28, 2022. https://thesaurus.plus/related/poor/pathetic.
Google Ngram Viewer shows how "poor" and "pathetic" have occurred on timeline