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Pathetic Noun Synonyms
moving, stirring, affecting, affective, touching, emotional, emotive, poignant, tragic, heart-rending, heart-breaking, pitiful, pitiable, piteous, plaintive, wretched, miserable, sorrowful, grievous, sad, doleful, dolorous, mournful, woeful, lamentable
The boat people told a pathetic tale of the hardship of weeks in the open sea.

meager, paltry, feeble, inadequate, poor, petty, puny, sorry, piddling, measly, crummy
He made a pathetic effort to pull himself together. A return of three per cent a year is pathetic.

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Poor / Sad / Feeble

Sympathetic System

Science / Biology / Sympathetic System: The subdivision of the autonomic nervous system that dominates in stressful or emergency situations and prepares the body for strenuous physical activity, e.g., causing the heart to beat faster. MORE

Sympathetic Nervous System

Health / Fitness / Sympathetic Nervous System: Part of the autonomic nervous system that prepares the body for activity by speeding up the heart rate. MORE

Pathetic Fallacy

Life Style / Poetry / Pathetic Fallacy: An expression that endows inanimate things with human feelings. MORE

Parasympathetic System

Science / Biology / Parasympathetic System: The subdivision of the autonomic nervous system that reverses the effects of the sympathetic nervous system. Part of the autonomic nervous system that controls heartbeat, respiration and other vital f MORE

Parasympathetic Nervous System

Health / Fitness / Parasympathetic Nervous System: Branch of the autonomic nervous system that slows the heart rate. MORE