Poor and Pathetic


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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
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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
Synonyms for Pathetic

Things that words describes

person poor person pathetic person
girl poor girl pathetic girl
soul poor soul pathetic soul
character poor character pathetic character
Other nouns: life, guy, people, attempt, creature, range, health, villain, damage, skills, stats.
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