Synonym of meager

Alternative for meager

Synonym: lean, poor, scanty, skimpy, sparse, thin,

Antonym: ample, fat, plentiful, plump, rich, stout,

Adjective

Significantly below an amount or level that is adequate
scanty scant sparse paltry scarce small insufficient inadequate poor skimpy measly inconsiderable slight exiguous deficient insubstantial slim stingy slender spare light little sparing short inappreciable skimp wanting weak miserable puny mean flimsy derisory bare tenuous minimum shabby barren scrimpy unfinished unproductive subtle mere infertile scrimp unfruitful bitty lacking stinted stunted hand-to-mouth too little too late meagre negligible insignificant piddling trifling limited nominal minimal trivial marginal inconsequential modest tiny thin minute petty restricted pathetic unimportant low miserly piffling minor rare picayune niggling shy minuscule faint nugatory in short supply footling unsubstantial few pitiful lean not enough worthless frivolous immaterial incidental meaningless irrelevant piddly sketchy feeble Mickey Mouse few and far between ungenerous beggarly imperceptible thin on the ground pointless infrequent failing pimping frail mingy no-account nonessential fragile too few too little scattered de minimis at a premium frugal sporadic superficial outside trite remote lightweight incomplete chicken peanut narrow off reduced diminutive fiddling of no account of no consequence hard to come by infinitesimal diminished casual tight uncommon lame secondary occasional incommensurate valueless ignorable second-rate lesser lamentable bereft base fractional implausible shoddy too small pitiable improbable nickel-and-dime hard to find of little account not worth mentioning small-fry of little consequence of little importance of no importance depleted unconvincing shallow vague contemptible dwindling ordinary gentle thinning middling destitute dispersed faulty unlikely idle straggling imperfect defective nondescript foolish unfrequent unsatisfactory dry drained thinly distributed distant purportless everyday non-essential twopenny-halfpenny far-fetched dubious doubtful dinky small-bore questionable of minor importance low in numbers inconceivable seldom seen shoestring minuscular fragmentary disappointing humble confined on the small side wispy little bitty smallish lousy economical unsufficient token scrubby basal close wretched sorry diffuse isolated poxy peripheral mediocre laughable lowly subnormal barely sufficient finite toytown parsimonious junk extraneous senseless unqualified hardly any cut next to none next to no of no moment not worth speaking of of little import needed dicey iffy absurd inessential unconsiderable smaller pettifogging commonplace trashy set common sleazy ineffectual unconsequential little or no not making it not much not hacking it coming up short minus unfitted incapable unample incompetent devoid penny-ante run-down minor-league small-time of no great concern two-bit low-ranking bush-league silly wanky at a low level woeful sad insipid just momentary atomic beside the point microscopic skin-deep not worth bothering about evanescent vanishing lilliputian cheap short of out of less bare-boned unusual merely only threadbare unbelievable far faraway outlying untenable vapid seldom found widely spaced in the minority out of the ordinary missing flawed weak-kneed incredible flat unpersuasive inferior impaired nothing more than no more than no better than no more important than substandard needing scrappy unsound timorous unenthusiastic duff unsuitable unworthy short-handed low on short on second string second fiddle not up to scratch outta gas unassembled unequal underprovided not make it found wanting undersupplied not cut out for injured amiss damaged third string leaving much to be desired marred timid spiritless like gold dust not to be had moderate mild tame not to be had for love nor money scarcer than hen's teeth wishy-washy lily-livered half-hearted faint-hearted low-key

Adjective

Lean, thin, and having little flesh
skinny scrawny bony lean scraggy angular emaciated gaunt lank gangling lanky gangly rawboned beanpole beanstalk starved willowy underfed lithe withered narrow bare broomstick little rattleboned tenuous hungry skin and bones very thin skeletal pinched thin spindly spare wasted haggard cadaverous attenuated slim slender rangy undernourished weedy underweight twiggy shriveled shrivelled raw-boned size-zero skin-and-bones puny slight reedy stalky attenuate fragile twiglike featherweight wizened stick delicate rickety slinky small rarefied threadlike fleshless lightweight wan ethereal anorexic macilent peaked looking like a bag of bones all skin and bones thin as a rail weak drawn stringy gawky tall stick-like hollow-cheeked starveling thin as a rake spindle-shanked as thin as a rake skin and bone as thin as a reed like a bag of bones frail undersized feeble underdeveloped over-thin shadow stilt subtle pole hollow-eyed slightly built pint-sized raddled lantern-jawed stilted spindling extenuated peaky without an ounce of fat skeleton looking like death warmed up long-legged leggy loose-jointed svelte sylphlike light meagre gracile anorectic boney fatless ultrathin waifish sticklike scraggly like a skeleton like a matchstick atrophied half-starved shrunken consumptive famished phthisical skeletonlike thin as rail wiry long-limbed awkward sapped skin-and-bone etiolated sallow lissom ungainly inelegant uncoordinated trim ungraceful lumbering graceless loosely built loosely jointed wraithlike taut sharp sinewy hairline fine paper-thin needlelike slim-jim worn to a shadow muscular malnourished no fat ghastly graceful like a rail ghostly stark lymphatic shadowy dead sickly snake-hipped clean-limbed corpse-like unco bag of bones drained thread-like refined extended thinned lengthened slimmed like death warmed up deathly elongated stretched out thinned down spun out drawn out

Adjective

Somewhat small
smallish small little diminutive slight undersized pocket puny pygmy dwarfish dinky bantam tiny Lilliputian shrimpy toylike miniature petite mini undersize fine wee subnormal minute teeny stunted microscopic elfin toy short stubby imperceptible insufficient infinitesimal inconsiderable inappreciable limited skimpy sparse cramped scant undeveloped light peanut babyish brief embryonic fleeting hasty immature infant junior shrivelled shriveled snub truncated wizened young pint-sized pocket-sized pocket-size half-pint pint-size fun size short-lived hardly any not big not large underdeveloped peewee scrawny midget weeny miniaturized pintsize runty pintsized spindly teeny-weeny fun-size teensy-weensy scrubby meagre miniaturised frail weak feeble weakly underfed sickly undernourished delicate fragile weedy niggling minor infirm zero useless two-bit picayune nothing zilch shrimp small-fry unconsequential unsubstantial unsound inferior worthless runt small time minuscule dwarf teensy itsy-bitsy bitty bitsy itty-bitty baby weensy minuscular microscopical minikin atomic little-bitty microminiature little bitty titchy tiddly pee-wee negligible small-scale compact nanoscopic vest-pocket trifling insignificant yea big eensy micro eensy-weensy minimum very small bite-sized knee-high to a grasshopper runtish dainty scaled-down ickle small-boned squat homuncular reduced portable bitesize dwarfed sawn-off low nano bijou knee high to a grasshopper thin skinny slender neat trim twiggy bite-size slightly built stocky cute lilliputian reedy measly invisible squatty mite teeny weeny poky pygmyish atrophied underweight tincy teentsy handy abridged potted microbic concise condensed capsule molecular piddling piffling slim pygmaean minim exiguous spare nanosized teenty attenuate gracile smaller stick skeleton broomstick dear adorable bonsai flyspeck boxy narrow with no room to swing a cat knee-high youthful dumpy model efficient lesser secondary bush-league adorbs minor-league small-time natty invisible to the naked eye fubsy very little nickel-and-dime not worth bothering about economic of space size-zero runted scrub shot undergrown lightly-built itsy bitsy incy wincy tincy wincy teensy weensy not heavy shallow munchkin yea high small fry meek lank mere a slip of a … low-lying not long low-slung second rate not tall knee high to a gnat sawed-off close to the ground button

Adjective

Not happening on a frequent basis
infrequent rare scarce uncommon sporadic odd occasional irregular unusual isolated intermittent scattered exceptional scant unaccustomed fitful sparse scanty limited seldom spasmodic meagre unwonted few semioccasional sometime stray few and far between thin on the ground out of the common like gold dust once in a blue moon as scarce as hens' teeth abnormal erratic atypical uncustomary casual episodic unexpected unique deficient surprising out of the ordinary unfrequent anomalous aberrant extraordinary in short supply periodic peculiar singular random aperiodic strange discontinuous aberrated episodical unconventional queer insufficient weird bizarre especial seldom seen at a premium skimpy wanting curious unfamiliar exiguous lacking unorthodox unsteady novel special deviant desultory freak spotty choppy spastic phenomenal catchy freaky preternatural short thin paltry seldom found periodical incidental incredible offbeat out of the way something else inadequate uneven extraordinaire patchy inconceivable outlandish oddball quirky unheard of poor freakish stingy exceeding piddling remarkable way out hard to come by different outré uncharacteristic inconsistent negligible unprecedented changeable chance inconsiderable uncertain incomplete not habitual scattershot slender middling on-again-off-again measly jerky faulty noteworthy hit-or-miss straggling trifling lean inconsequential imperceptible minute unheard-of imperfect defective conspicuous unordinary shaky sketchy alien shy low funny unsatisfactory fragmentary eccentric on and off not enough out-of-the-way unequal wonderful unfinished hard to find low in numbers off the wall running low discrete strewn widespread not frequent unpredictable minimal minimum nominal marginal small insignificant bits and pieces fits and starts unthinkable divergent notable incomparable distinct inappreciable convulsive recurrent recurring seasonal unimaginable unexampled unlikely seldom met with nugatory token left-field spurtive twitching off-centre outre nondescript startling extreme egregious arcane exotic original fantastic accidental basal rarefied exclusive particular specific in bits and pieces in fits and starts untypical fortuitous fluky contingent spare skimp slim light sparing hand-to-mouth next to none next to no off and on far-out awe-inspiring astonishing prominent unparalleled prodigious outstanding awesome amazing significant atypic memorable eminent distinguished refreshing scrubby thinly distributed dispersed bare slight scrimpy part-time flawed inferior impaired weak shoddy unqualified incommensurate substandard needing scrappy unsound second-rate inconstant fluctuating unstable shabby duff unsuitable unworthy volatile variable insubstantial restricted too few too little less second string second fiddle not up to scratch outta gas unassembled underprovided not make it found wanting undersupplied not cut out for injured amiss damaged third string leaving much to be desired marred capricious unsettled pathetic minus destitute unfitted incapable failing unample drained too small dry incompetent bereft devoid varying wavering changing shifting unreliable short of too little too late out of haphazard unsystematic nonuniform widely spaced in the minority unmethodical disconnected indiscriminate designless aimless unpunctual unconsidered purposeless ever-changing on-and-off up and down off-and-on non-periodic quaint wacky crazy unnatural rum off-the-wall wild idiosyncratic kinky kooky way-out bizarro screwy kookie uncanny whacky funky weirdo cranky queerish mysterious new off-kilter spaced-out avant-garde mystifying fresh zany wacko puzzling baffling unknown distinctive perplexing whimsical striking alternative unaccountable innovative out there inexplicable preposterous incongruous astounding groundbreaking absurd nonconformist creative far out ridiculous unbelievable eerie inventive revolutionary fanciful radical spooky individual miraculous unrepresentative foreign unco innovatory ingenious innovational pioneering newfangled droll stunning imaginative ludicrous flaky sensational outrageous flakey dubious insane staggering obscure perverse devious aberrational deviate surreal untried grotesque experimental unreal nonsensical suspicious modern impressive incomprehensible advanced daggy creepy supernatural out in left field Bohemian fishy fantastical signal marvellous ground-breaking questionable shocking trailblazing marvelous perverted jarring modernistic disruptive nutty foolish monstrous heteroclite state-of-the-art irrational extravagant ultra-modern neoteric new-fashioned wondrous nonstandard paranormal arresting nonconforming unearthly mad dramatic heterodox non-typical marked superior bewildering fabulous quizzical futuristic cockeyed characteristic off-center off-key eye-catching noticeable breathtaking stupendous mystic illogical interesting originative avant garde ghostly off the beaten track dotty brilliant contemporary spectacular individualistic unforeseen occult out of this world unanticipated implausible unconforming bohemian pronounced warped anomalistic unfathomable deviating twisted magical confounding inspired unintelligible madcap silly laughable comical jaw-dropping tremendous eye-opening loony transcendental fatuous senseless cuckoo cutting-edge leading-edge superhuman metaphysical dumbfounding seminal befuddling hare-brained mind-boggling mind-blowing balmy dumfounding cockamamie momentous lunatic unexplored improbable harebrained bent informal flamboyant jolting distorted out of line eye-popping obvious supermundane unceremonious breaking new ground kenspeckle emphatic impenetrable in left field stimulating numinous secret esoteric dark wayward intriguing inscrutable unknowable visionary inane superlative magnificent slang clever rogue progressive surprise contrary risible fascinating disparate corrupt asinine doubtful resourceful terrific suspect dilly colourful attractive stupefying artistic off-base newsworthy unreasonable considerable flabbergasting stupid crackpot off-color confusing farcical Promethean altered awful substantial unhinged demented imposing showy looney blindsiding dazzling daffy colorful one of a kind dippy overwhelming noisy splashy bold bodacious grabby commanding screwball psychic beat out-of-the-box little known cutting edge half-baked unpredicted portentous distinguishing appreciable hidden featherheaded extramundane phantom just out unannounced unhealthy single supranatural spectral maverick other-worldly fairy invisible celestial unrevealed mythological from left field mythical legendary forward-looking superordinary uncomprehensible concealed non-standard deviative exciting glamorous transcendent specialized mystical supernormal old-fashioned goofy hippy signature sick amusing humorous arbitrary otherworldly boho surpassing cool vivid pervy out-there out of place stellar only romantic make-believe awkward discordant malformed inspiring unusually good sicko batty inappropriate pointless unlike daft unbalanced engaging recent heretical unmatched unequalled unrivalled inimitable quixotic recherche magic disputable dubitable far-fetched derisory shady fertile untested specialised variant whacko equivocal debatable doubtable digressive latest artful dodgy transgressing witless unrivaled problematic untraditional amazeballs problematical unforgettable brainless matchless unexcelled unequaled deep productive serious diagnostic discriminating classic symptomatic identifying diagnostical sudden wandering off the beaten path too good to be true unwise record peerless weird and wonderful manifest characterful remote recondite rummy psycho mental salient visible great one and only uninvestigated muddling heavy beyond your ken deranged simpleminded impossible attention-grabbing maniacal flustering perceptible consequential lunkheaded fundamental bubbleheaded gee-whizz without equal without parallel off the air tomfool electrifying first-time inept observable strong sappy fool half-witted weak-minded beyond compare in a league of its own too much sui generis without warning extrasensory important out of character out of the question hard to swallow superphysical forceful worthy of attention out of the blue heavenly beyond belief supersensible fringe mould-breaking exquisite offhand depraved welcome alternate ornate dissimilar typical trendsetting spearheading innovating brand-new custom-built modified custom-made special-order custom customized personalized mischievous playful unsavoury sadistic degenerated degenerate masochistic fancy loner other out of keeping skittish waggish thrilling disconsonant irrelevant inapropos incongruent incoherent immoral licentious pretend imitation concocted labored laboured ersatz made-up staged vagarious teratoid unrecognized anarchistic out of the box rad hippie ultramodern groovy mod gothic baroque Gothic sublime transformational imported ready straying rambling moving touching cherished perfect disquieting unforeseeable unexplainable unrecognised crinkly twisty unsavory alone variational unnormal heteromorphic eccentrical unworldly touched non-rational hypernormal up to date brand new unharmonious excentrical disorderly deviceful sole solitary shock not prepared differentiating proper lone devastating pointed chimerical crotchety like nothing on earth funny peculiar dissident heretic dissenting nonorthodox iconoclastic dissentient disconcerting enterprising diacritic insoluble unsolvable kookish very unconventional customised personalised excessive errant unnerving unsettling glamourous foreign-looking improper illegal drastic unhackneyed difficult to believe ghostlike up-to-date this season's new-fangled exorbitant derisive cockamamy flighty dicey chancy not typical witty one off-beat not just another beatnik sectarian schismatic anarchic supercalifragilisticexpialidocious off the rails evident not normal unrealistic eldritch impracticable mercurial unacceptable offensive undiscovered huge one-off inexplainable enigmatic abstruse beyond comprehension beyond understanding thick taking the cake external outside enticing extrinsic extraneous alluring peregrine grandiose infantile imbecilic crazy-ass cock-eyed wackadoodle idiotic wackadoo eery spookish haunting insightful wildering bugged out unmistakable unrelated imprudent dreamlike foolhardy unworkable puerile nonplussing shattering discomfiting nonplusing dismaying upsetting unsung disgraceful unremarked unregarded up-and-coming game-changing world-shattering extra special flash gnarly forby ghastly horrific dreadful ominous fearful abrupt not in the cards without notice tidy sizeable reasonable fair blue-sky nuts clear-cut graphic from abroad far cry unrepeated bonkers uncouth supernal drop-dead clear irresponsible dreamy poetical never to be forgotten measurable detectable nameless little-known undreamed of undreamed-of unrenowned loopy barmy clownish comic lively all-time forcible off beaten path subtile flimsy subtle preeminent towering tenuous attenuate attenuated standout unconvincing incredulous unconceivable uncompelling inspirational fictive pie-in-the-sky high-flown utopian poetic potty telling charming powerful jazzy lofty dynamite compelling cogent arrestive bird-brained out of all reason short-sighted ill-conceived beyond all reason crackers scatty crackbrained fruity haywire cracked gaga meshuga brainsick crazed loco maniac wud bedlam meshugge bughouse psychotic bats moonstruck certifiable highly unlikely not on insupportable incogitable beyond the bounds of possibility beyond possibility rich picturesque full of life gay full of character gonzo unfrequented unvisited breaking ground brain wave goodly loony tunes looney tunes demiurgic never before encountered animated scintillating non compos mentis of consequence of importance acting crazy dishonest untrustworthy gorgeous captivating beautiful detailed evocative phony murky farfetched shonky criminal cult trendy phoney of doubtful honesty open to question rings untrue won't wash open to doubt not kosher not quite right under suspicion not well-known can't miss it incompatible hellish highly coloured barbarous major big unholy critical sizable much headline preponderant severe cardinal impactful high-priority decisive mighty pivotal capital intense keynote generous burning milestone conclusive glaring fateful high-level pressing glorious crucial principal earthshaking eventful weighty heavy-duty earnest meaningful earth-shattering landmark resonant large-scale historic material large urgent all-important carrying a lot of weight quantum front-page extensive monumental hefty vital ponderable potent climacteric grave far-reaching made in hell

Adjective

Very bad in standard, state or quality
lamentable terrible awful lousy poor bad inferior mediocre shoddy dismal dreadful inadequate miserable pathetic substandard disappointing execrable horrible rubbish unsatisfactory deplorable junky laughable rubbishy useless cheap grim trashy trumpery sucky defective incompetent low stinking low-grade low quality not much cop dissatisfactory imperfect wanting paltry appalling atrocious abysmal dire diabolical wretched pitiful lame not up to par less-than-stellar unacceptable below par second-rate deficient suboptimal subpar insufficient faulty abject meagre feeble hopeless displeasing lacking insubstantial inconsiderable rotten disgraceful objectionable undesirable reprehensible shabby weak crummy abominable cruddy disastrous horrendous damnable odious wack grotty garbage crumby scurrilous horrid gross irremediable sad indefensible stinky worthless low-quality not up to scratch bush-league below standard poor-quality not up to snuff second-class poor quality two-bit third-rate under par inefficient reduced limited impotent little flawed ineffectual restricted inappreciable sparing ineffective less than ideal piddling subnormal inept not okay scant found wanting not good enough unworthy not acceptable too little bereft under-strength bad news raunchy tinhorn cheesy downer icky cut-rate unspeakable bum low-rent el cheapo diddly egregious rough fallacious valueless grungy bummer godawful sub-par beastly ropy detestable duff schlocky the pits poxy pants not good grody chronic bargain-basement erroneous not the best blah frightful unseemly impermissible exceptionable distasteful offensive intolerable insupportable disagreeable obnoxious improper inadmissible unsuitable inappropriate woeful amateurish insufferable unimpressive pitiable dodgy dubious contemptible sorry unreasonable questionable nasty repugnant punk loathsome tatty condemnable crude out cheapo vile off wrong inacceptable unappealing uninviting bush reject won't do over the fence not on tenth-rate from hunger below average not quite the done thing God-awful half-baked second rate not cricket of poor quality not up to standard beyond the pale of low quality out of order common schlock coarse cheapjack gimcrack sleazy tawdry ill sour a load of pants base junk middling direful average ordinary lemon tacky dime-a-dozen unsound indifferent hack poorer tinny mean déclassé good-for-nothing not up to much leaving much to be desired jerry-built bodger very bad unexceptional pedestrian pits no good downmarket low-end unpleasant ratty distressing inexpert no great shakes worse shocking grubby repulsive naff careless hideous twopenny-halfpenny cheap and nasty run-down half-pie meretricious incapable unskilful dilapidated shameful piss-poor regrettable trifling seedy gaudy calamitous cheapie Brummagem unproficient brummagem tattered damaged negligent insignificant ghastly cheap-jack of a sort a dime a dozen revolting repellent sordid slipshod catastrophic unfortunate commonplace flimsy fair tasteless vulgar inapt dud despicable scummy scurvy dirty scabby repellant foul rickety powerless ramshackle rancid amiss derisory impaired undistinguished uninspired makeshift kitsch scroungy inproficient dingy negligible pinchbeck brassy yucky weak sauce strictly for the birds unsatisfying broken-down run down trivial minimal scruffy hellacious hateful for the birds hellish down at heel entry-level a dead loss noisome rinky-dink dime-store bottom-rung god-awful obscene minor-league two a penny minor league small potatoes not satisfying bungling garbagy showy slovenly not so good corny cheeseball grievous garish end-of-the-pier sneaking tinpot desperate throwaway puny uncomfortable ropey twopenny kitschy badly built poopy second-best unfit stupid unwelcome harmful outrageous well below par thrown together poorly second class broken dissatisfying unequal cataclysmic tough depressing unqualified rebarbative disgustful loathly disgusting so-so not cutting it plastic pretentious inglorious low-down shlocky unsightly godforsaken shlock gruesome sickening off-form off-color nauseating ridiculous absurd ludicrous rueful tragic affecting unfitted disturbing disconcerting disquieting thin unable to do something to save one's life unable to do something for toffee very poor run-of-the-mine passable medium run-of-the-mill run-of-mine not much chop nauseous outclassed bog-standard uninspiring foolish-looking silly craptacular not oneself noxious squalid under the weather fair to middling slummy leaving a lot to be desired insalubrious scandalous abhorrent evil fulsome unskillful unskilled accursed villainous hairy cursed revulsive brutal heinous horrifying inefficacious mangy scuzzy scrubby bedraggled decrepit untidy threadbare worn-out unkempt lacking ability menial neglected dumpy bombed-out tumbledown rundown moth-eaten beat-up dog-eared tatterdemalion down-at-the-heels down-at-heel timeworn

Adjective

Dressed in old or worn clothes
tatty shabby seedy dilapidated scruffy threadbare ratty mangy tumbledown mean grungy dumpy tattered tatterdemalion miserable tacky neglected scrubby ragged timeworn sleazy worn rundown decrepit frayed squalid shoddy ramshackle bedraggled faded dingy rickety decaying ruined crummy decayed deteriorated wretched deteriorating poor ruinous tired desolate pitiful slipshod degenerated disreputable bare disfigured cure pot moth-eaten run-down beat-up dog-eared broken-down worn-out down-at-the-heels bombed-out down-at-heel worse for wear gone to seed poverty-stricken all the worse for wear old raggedy battered well worn grubby dowdy dirty worn out warby raggedy-ass untidy unkempt poorly maintained out at elbows down at heel the worse for wear falling apart at the seams having seen better days meagre run down falling to pieces grotty crumbling torn in tatters holey falling apart scuzzy sorry in rags ripped in disrepair on its last legs ragtag used damaged weather-beaten filthy yucky in shreds patched scraggy derelict rent beat up in holes rough worn to shreds disheveled dishevelled destroyed impaired shredded messy frazzled shaggy slummy broken in ruins poorly made badly dressed badly worn split full of holes in ribbons gone to rack and ruin distressed impoverished well-worn rugged untended rumpty sloppy antiquated tumble-down torn to pieces shopworn in a state of disrepair ill-maintained seen better days sordid scabby hackneyed time-worn stale trite passé overused old-fashioned outmoded crude clapped out out of date unpleasant ancient seamy cheap skanky slovenly unmaintained effete injured outworn frowzy trashy creaky lined creaking wrecked overworked scungy used-up down-at-the-heel low superannuated unsound falling down slimy dodgy base on the rocks down and dirty in a bad way badly maintained uncared-for diseased scaly beaten-up clapped-out decrepit. in ruins disordered poor-looking broken down scroungy rank mucky indigent sick sticky gunky gungy desultory unpressed contemptible unfinished unravelled unravelling busted dinged totaled wizened downgone peaked shattered knocked around insalubrious unprepossessing well-thumbed well-read uncared infirm in poor condition yellowed low-class shambly crumbly marred unraveling worn through unraveled down at the heel quavering shaking crippled flimsy insubstantial haggard fragile anile shacky shaky in bad repair out of condition below par in bad condition under par worn thin tawdry tasteless gaudy vulgar raunchy unimproved beat cast-off passe sere etiolated useless shot depleted skeezy limp paltry worn-down cut lacerated slit kitsch showy nasty garish démodé wrung out pegged out disadvantaged deprived hand-me-down fallen-in uncared for beaten up fallen in rinky-dink flash Brummagem common loud second-rate dressed in rags banal severed cracked separated hackney cliche obligatory hack cobwebby cliché-ridden stereotyped aged stock musty commonplace dated flashy naff needy destitute uncouth unkept weathered ostentatious out-of-date unbecoming waxy unsuitable poky stodgy frumpy wrinkled clichéd hoary underprivileged wrenched burst gashed fractured ruptured mangled sliced slashed cleaved snapped unoriginal corny dying declining cheap and nasty old hat waning in bad taste ghetto depressed ghost shanty collapsing degenerating cut open skid row abandoned failing perishing forsaken languishing rotten oxidising oxidizing eroding in decline rusting on the decline penniless breaking up on the way out wearing away breaking down penurious impecunious hard up badly off in want in need on the breadline on your uppers on your beam-ends without two pennies to rub together

Adjective

Lower in rank or status
inferior lesser lowly minor humble mediocre menial secondary second-class subordinate unpretentious base insignificant junior low-ranking second-string small subservient subsidiary unassuming undistinguished unimportant ancillary bottom common degrading demeaning inglorious little lousy low low-grade measly middling miserable ordinary paltry puny reduced second-fiddle second-rate smaller contemptible humdrum ignoble ignominious lower lower-ranking petty pitiful plebeian poorer sad scrubby servile shabby slighter sorry wretched bush-league dinky low-born lower in rank lower in status mean minor-league small-fry small-time subjacent third-string undersized back seat below someone beneath someone bottom-rung entry-level less important lower-class not so important not very important second-banana under someone's heel poor simple commonplace proletarian modest underprivileged baseborn unwashed rough unrefined unremarkable severe inconsequential trivial obscure prole vulgar lowborn sordid beggarly uncouth plebby lumpen unfit working-class low-life of low birth of low rank meagre less accessory inconsiderable auxiliary piddling under negligible trifling supplementary light slight peripheral marginal lower-level extra casual younger two-bit dependent tacky minus below the mark nether supplemental second substitute backup sub- lower-grade spare relief fallback reserve attendant subaltern sub of little account tinier petite beneath lower rung low-level bush smalltime a notch under associate supporting alternative additional tributary outranked collateral of little importance adjuvant satellite contributory alternate replacement standby youngest assistant emergency fall-back vice- deputy penny-ante small-scale no-account understudy stand-in in reserve picayune local incidental nugatory foolish frivolous fiddling nickel-and-dime minute piffling footling Mickey Mouse minimal of no consequence of no account

Adjective

Of small width in relation to length
narrow tight close limited restricted confined compact cramped confining constricted congested meagre squeezed choked circumscribed compressed incapacious pinched scanty small bounded defined definite determinate exiguous fine finite hairline jammed measured needlelike scant skinny slender slim spare sparse tapered tapering thin tiny ultrathin contracted incommodious narrowing near strait straitened fixed paltry pent shrunken taper threadlike narrow-gauged paper-thin slim-jim inadequate poky minimal uncomfortable negligible little packed light insufficient slight minute measly piddling pathetic set crowded enclosed demarcated delimited shut in poor deficient modest skimpy precise low scarce sparing stingy specific terminable exact tenuous hemmed in skimp hand-to-mouth beggarly miserable puny pitiful petty bare flimsy nominal mingy bound shabby thin on the ground slimline wedged checked suffocating stifling restricting miserly short polished jam-packed airless flexible long elongated boxy diminutive cell-like bijou oppressive stipulated shallow overcrowded definable remote minuscular marginal frail outside claustrophobic awkward overfull conditioned with no room to swing a cat faint off predictable predetermined not infinite matchbox two-by-four irregular reedy trivial subject to limitations fragile tucked up closed in trifling insignificant express determined jammed in explicit clear-cut established direct confirmed particular concrete clear black-and-white restrained grounded invalided bedfast detained hog-tied chilled indisposed kept compassed held iced sick narrowed cramp hampered curbed bedridden immured derisory sketchy cut-and-dried hard plain outright wretched sorry piffling thinning unimportant pitiable base picayune poxy minor inconsiderable worthless mean assigned convinced well defined prescribed too few too small too little not enough toytown niggling piddly footling pimping ungenerous inappreciable no-account inconsequential chicken peanut mere sealed up in jail bottled up on ice cooped up in chains flattened out locked up laid up rare shy wanting failing scrimpy clearly defined dinky twopenny-halfpenny nickel-and-dime in short supply trashy beyond doubt common shoddy sleazy de minimis ineffectual unconsequential Mickey Mouse few and far between barely sufficient insubstantial nugatory frivolous incidental small-fry superficial fiddling meaningless pointless foolish weak contemptible minuscule inferior of no account useless immaterial irrelevant feeble lean lightweight casual unproductive secondary futile of no consequence not worth mentioning minimum unsubstantial infinitesimal lesser token empty barren lacking valueless of little account reduced unsatisfactory ineffective profitless imperceptible vain of little importance silly nonessential unavailing of no importance few unprofitable small-time lousy pettifogging idle subordinate peripheral fruitless lame of little consequence second-rate subsidiary senseless not worth bothering about lamentable mediocre smaller at a premium hollow cheap two-bit lowly subtle nothing shoestring ordinary despicable bootless unsuccessful null junior lower trite hard to come by ignoble unessential low-ranking fractional sporadic inutile unnecessary minor-league second-string purposeless inane hard to find bush-league of no great concern penny-ante scattered ignorable frothy sad incomplete small-bore abortive unconvincing inept inessential counterproductive minus infrequent accessory sterile too little too late vague laughable not worth speaking of middling subnormal puerile inefficacious unfruitful occasional no-good non-essential implausible otiose to no avail diminished of no moment frugal nondescript unusable undistinguished humble bogus waste abandoned bereft unfinished scrimp dependent incommensurate tacky inconsequent purportless uncommon banal ridiculous chaffy humdrum scrubby incompetent insulting junky flighty time-wasting like gold dust unfructuous ludicrous failed imperfect not to be had preposterous not to be had for love nor money quibbling insipid no great shakes absurd outrageous risible below the mark half-baked of no value cavilling nit-picking perfunctory void to no effect tame unsound microscopic bitty mild depleted indifferent basic transparent stunted dwindling extraneous scratch destitute stinted subservient illogical pants caviling unpretentious abject drossy good-for-nothing ancillary woeful infertile second-class under defective plebeian wanky rubbishy cursory unreasonable younger subaltern no use everyday simple commonplace inglorious neither here nor there farcical incredible non-successful of minor importance faulty second-fiddle dispersed inefficient dry featherbrained fallacious unremarkable vapid unconsiderable drained smalltime of no merit thinly distributed basal partial not much cop third-string low-born impotent powerless less airy a dime a dozen straggling uncritical second-banana lower-class obscure in vain forceless withered next to none empty-headed seldom met with seldom seen no more than of no use spineless neutralized indecisive low in numbers unable to no purpose inoperative defeasible neutralised innocuous next to no unfrequent anticlimactic disappointing half-hearted ne'er-do-well dismal picky fussy symbolic little bitty smallish diddly finicky gentle potty lilliputian cockamamie cockamamy derisive comical impractical neglectable rinky-dink wispy penurious tinpot zero zilch zip irrational undemanding unsufficient peppercorn deplorable hairsplitting sophisticated unintellectual wet flat unqualified invalid parsimonious junk cut unreal motiveless jejune loitering idling just only unreasoning aimless uncelebrated diffuse crummy incapable unample devoid unfitted beside the point dead very suspect featherweight imponderous fatuous flippant unhelpful needed hardly any patchy rudimentary run-down nonrational truncated threatened shortened seldom semioccasional unavailable emasculate slack-spined no go no way not effective not hacking it coming up short not making it phony short of out of shameful disgraceful dishonourable dishonorable of little import no big deal no big thing at a low level little or no not much casuistic captious equivocating sophistical thankless unrewarding absolute illegitimate hardly worth mentioning without depth unusual least smallest littlest slightest unsalable of no earthly use nanoscopic menial proletarian in the minority seldom found widely spaced out of the ordinary lowest missing minutest tiniest fewest merest unassuming impalpable indistinguishable insensible barely perceptible phoney baseborn underprivileged baulked misfired thwarted glib simplistic auxiliary unrefined severe unwashed rough frustrated foiled light-headed harebrained light-minded ditzy giddy lightheaded goofy scatterbrained ditsy dizzy birdbrained yeasty demeaning degrading low-grade bottom supplementary intangible momentary ephemeral indiscernible invisible shadowy inaudible unnoticeable imponderable unobservable unperceivable gradual undetectable indistinct evanescent inconspicuous just a vulgar lowborn prole no better than only a no-win misleading hopeless unnotable not a prayer without success on a treadmill delusive in vicious circle going nowhere shuck delusory balked schematic inconceivable ungrounded false unpersuasive baseless groundless controvertible assailable wishful weakly unbelievable frilly lacking substance uncouth lumpen very little unfit working-class smallest amount of of low birth plebby low-life of low rank sordid least possible slighter poorer ignominious servile lower-ranking low on short-handed short on facile surface ignorant oversimplified additional extra attendant lighthearted lower in status undersized subjacent lower in rank tributary collateral satellite contributory outranked sub adjuvant hasty unthinking skin-deep unintelligent wishy-washy unscholarly one-dimensional hurried desultory hamstrung inexpedient feckless unexceptional entry-level bottom-rung back seat less important beneath someone below someone under someone's heel not very important not so important scarcer than hen's teeth slapdash passing average null and void invertebrate typical unconsidered mundane bland drab uninteresting usual unmemorable pedestrian unexciting uninspiring dull routine boring unnoteworthy vanilla normal unimpressive nodding slipshod offhand rapid rushed of no benefit prosaic uneventful uninspired rubbish workaday fleeting inattentive quick characterless whatever two a penny a dead loss insincere surface-level depthless flash summary feigning dime-a-dozen run-of-the-mill common or garden bog-standard garden-variety so-so nothing to write home about middle-of-the-road nothing special plain vanilla garden variety bog standard not worth a hill of beans

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Lacking in enthusiasm or energy
weak unenthusiastic feeble half-hearted indifferent subdued unconvincing apathetic emotionless lackadaisical lifeless limp passionless passive perfunctory reluctant tepid unexcited uninterested flat lame listless lukewarm spiritless unimpressed unresponsive weakly blasé cool impassive irresolute lackluster lacklustre meagre paltry tame unmoved unwilling dull dry boring wooden insipid languid unimpassioned uninspiring unconcerned neutral superficial desultory cursory casual unenthused dispassionate faint nonchalant lethargic Laodicean unemotional damp drab toneless monotonous undemonstrative tedious unvarying static unmodulated expressionless devoid of emotion devoid of feeling droopy meek characterless colourless depressed mopy desiccated dejected submissive low spineless melancholic melancholy languishing dispirited torpid vapid bloodless uninspired despondent anaemic languorous enervated gutless dopey pathetic draggy slothful broken blue down inanimate downhearted sad blah drippy indecisive cowardly disconsolate downcast colorless anemic wishy-washy down in the dumps down in the mouth flat tire lacking in vitality cast down offhand phlegmatic laid-back lazy disinterested indolent halfhearted sluggish cold bored uncaring unfeeling inert uninvolved idle uneager abstracted insouciant pococurante moony shiftless careless insensible easygoing inattentive energyless supine non-committal unlively unanimated bland vague minimal slight insensitive slow anaesthetic unkind anesthetic coldhearted hesitant uncertain chilly uncommitted unresolved laodicean undecided nominal vigourless vacant unenergetic lymphatic stoic stoical token imperceptible not enthusiastic detached out of it leaden slack absent lacking energy heedless effete mopish dormant affectless stolid unambitious numb impassible cold-blooded unmotivated mild untouched wimpy callous what the hell could care less don't give a damn couldn't care less leisurely dreamy aimless slap-happy lax relaxed incurious sentimental daydreaming romantic faineant laissez-faire fainéant slapdash easy going laid back spring fever

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Boring or severely lacking in interest
jejune dull boring dreary tedious arid humdrum uninteresting dry flat stodgy unexciting commonplace drab mundane run-of-the-mill sterile uneventful unimaginative uninspiring unstimulating banal bland insipid lackluster lacklustre lifeless monotonous quotidian routine tiresome tiring trite vapid wearisome workaday colourless dull as ditchwater monochrome prosaic colorless deadly drudging dusty heavy ho-hum jading leaden mind-numbing monochromatic numbing old pedestrian ponderous samey slow stale stuffy stupid tame unrelieved weary wearying dreich dry as dust dullsville ornery barren crude empty inane innocuous lacking variation lacking variety meagre simplistic nothing to write home about uninspired tired hackneyed ordinary common spiritless bromidic unoriginal characterless wishy-washy platitudinous unremarkable plodding unvaried stereotyped corny overworked stock clichéd overused threadbare unvarying timeworn weak blah repetitious worn-out old hat set feeble worn shopworn well-worn cliché cornball musty derivative bathetic exhausted drained mildewed hokey chain moth-eaten used-up ready-made cliched warmed-over familiar tune dead everyday namby-pamby stereotypical vacuous watery limp repetitive stereotypic platitudinal as dry as dust fatiguing flavourless flavorless conventional hacky nothing banausic laborious ho hum milk-and-water unpalatable anaemic soporific nondescript featureless prosy wooden hack stiff anemic nowhere uniform bloodless dull as dishwater plain mediocre unchanging soulless passionless vanilla enervating exhausting lame dim gray grey draggy laboured unappetizing distasteful stilted tasteless turgid mild time-worn soft soul-destroying watered-down zestless unsavory vacant neutral unsavoury day-to-day depressing worn out played out usual drivelling driveling weariful mechanical truistic unentertaining unenjoyable labored monotone yawnsome plain vanilla common or garden lacking excitement lacking interest no great shakes big yawn mindless matter-of-fact spineless effete weak-kneed wet limp-wristed wimpish pointless savorless washy nerveless frail wimpy invertebrate weakened weakling pedantic undistinguished toneless half-hearted pallid forced nitty-gritty terrestrial hoary desolate unexceptional customary normal sluggish white-bread downcast waterish sapless typical regular dragging bog-standard fuddy-duddy dismal prolix treadmill deadly dull unspirited irksome flat tire deadening not up to much formulaic orthodox unlively unpassioned unmemorable undistinctive indistinct annoying irritating predictable overdone weedy clumsy unnatural awkward artificial unanimated uninterested tepid serious stolid solemn boresome vexatious depressed unromantic wussy nerdy cliche obligatory dime-store hackney cobwebby non-stimulating well worn uncreative antiseptic droning overlong average plebeian silly vieux jeu heavy-going formal workday lowly bleak dowdy without variety quiet slack sleepy half-pie OK so-so staid trivial puerile middle-of-the-road garden-variety garden variety cardboard pabulum interminable mortal poky snooze reiterated samely monotonic all the same recurrent sing-song unchanged stagnant least Milquetoast zero verbose inoffensive run of the mill unsentimental unvarnished unembellished unpoetic literal unemotional factual clear unadorned unobjectionable endless harmless unfeeling expressionless mat unexpressive matte lusterless unexcited dulled mainstream a dime a dozen raw dispiriting wintry wintery sorrowful damp oppressive windy safe unprogressive inactive unproductive puts one to sleep flat as pancake weighty halfhearted diluted not so hot uninflected deadpan heavy going one-horse dead-and-alive long-drawn-out unseasoned whitebread blind muted boiled down without punch hard to digest lustreless inedible out of date outdated old-fashioned lead balloon outmoded poor inadequate archaic obsolete unappealing uneatable savourless uninviting defunct extinct antiquated antediluvian superannuated nebbish beige fatuous tenuous slight subdued passé off-putting unpleasant unattractive disagreeable cliché-ridden ineffectual antwacky out of the ark cut and dried regimented indecisive pathetic irresolute governmental utilitarian corporate functional institutional rudimentary ugly standard issue elementary ineffective wavering cowardly vacillating enervated listless languid apathetic torpid no-nonsense sober emotionless unimpassioned static indifferent uncomic cold impassive down-to-earth passive humourless humorless inexpressive unamusing somber simple sedate sombre indistinctive inert square blank straightforward practical straight unresponsive phlegmatic conservative hollow unpretentious desiccated grave lethargic undemonstrative level-headed hard-headed unexceptionable unenthusiastic noncommittal numb faceless realistic pragmatic insensitive businesslike anodyne hardheaded pragmatical calm difficult stern earthy gross grim unfunny severe long-winded unidealistic cold-blooded slow-moving uncomedic unwitty clean unsmiling earnest unadventurous disgusting serious-minded constant restrained repeated familiar stoical nauseating glassy rational sensible yucky unobtrusive loathsome revolting faithful stoic peaceful frigid slothful nasty foul commonsensical backwoods iterative benumbed placid lackadaisical standard unexcitable unmoved ceaseless reiterative insistent continual languorous understated dispassionate impassible lacking in vitality sick-making unostentatious affectless unembroidered undistorted unaffected exact lukewarm intense sullen straight-thinking repressed lazy droopy humble unflashy low-keyed languishing mournful dour sour unconcerned hard-boiled down behind the times homely austere low-key with both feet on the ground toned-down folksy miserable long steady slow but sure literal-minded unidentified unspecified prosing usual thing pompous dry-as-dust unmodulated earthbound shiftless bummer bomb drag cloying drear menial sickening clinical uninventive unartistic wordy unfulfilling disheartening unsatisfying demoralizing glassy-eyed not fun repugnant derived over-serious trying frustrating unspecial logical lacking vitality useless duplicative backward vile general futile two-dimensional comatose unnoteworthy unfateful noneventful inconclusive cautious in the doldrums generic profitless vain unambitious noisome circumspect spent fishy standard-issue cut-and-dry cut-and-dried reserved prudent demoralising unrewarding chary devoid of feeling devoid of emotion fruitless worthless lacking personality lacking charisma attentive thin accustomed valueless unprofitable purposeless aimless actual practicable yawn diddly prose timid unmotivated catatonic glazed subtle incomprehensible inarticulate incoherent run-of-the mill gingerly wary considerate careful heedful calculating unavailing bootless otiose unsuccessful inefficacious abortive neither one thing nor the other light discreet backwater sobersided bovine unflavoured drawly dense unreadable unfruitful unfilled unprolific unenterprising matter-of- fact unsympathetic inconspicuous puritanical douce strict supine unnoticeable unkind indolent coldhearted not amounting to much anaesthetic insensible anesthetic unflappable unpleasurable leery badly written innocent twangy imitative twanging callous numbed stony asleep inhuman po-faced unhumorous repulsive desensitized groggy disinterested tranquil uninvolved uncompassionate lymphatic uncharismatic senseless anesthetized yucko along for the ride desensitised detached without spice big zero peaceable unoffending retiring drawling brackish detestable yukky abhorrent anaesthetized paralysed paralyzed still frequentative unrefined robust unsophisticated rough natural grody unenticing stinky icky forgettable innoxious nonprovocative meek direct uninhibited slavish inelaborate pure and simple normophilic uncluttered unornamented rustic your basic modest unelaborate uncomplicated undecorated submissive melancholic dispirited despondent mopy low dejected melancholy white non-aggressive non-violent benign non-combative hurtless stark nameless blue disconsolate gutless dopey broken sad drippy inanimate downhearted withdrawn tempered pensive fogeyish out-of-date backward-looking crusty gentle friendly pleasant frank chastened creaky mouldy old-fogeyish controlled home folk basic homey funky lowbred easygoing lusty down home outdoorsy dated antique fusty moldy past it old-time inobtrusive down in the mouth down in the dumps cast down lacking originality naked accurate impersonal feasible truthful

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Lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness
feeble weak frail weakened delicate infirm debilitated enfeebled failing effete powerless puny sickly enervated wasted faint weakly ailing doddering exhausted helpless impotent languid decrepit etiolated poorly shaky unwell asthenic doddery down-and-out incapacitated low prostrate prostrated sapped shilpit slight soft softened tender tottering tottery unsubstantial weedy wimpish wimpy trembling trembly aged dopey emasculated flabby flat fragile gentle half-hearted insufficient lame pathetic sapless strengthless vitiated woozy out of gas unhealthy indisposed ill lacklustre poor lackluster valetudinarian crippled unsound tenuous sensitive susceptible nesh in poor health meagre rickety unstable flimsy invalid wobbly sick breakable insubstantial brittle diseased down peaked vulnerable run down run-down unsteady declining ramshackle bedridden crook rocky drained fatigued frangible below par light easily damaged weakling jerry-built suffering spineless insecure defective worn out sick as a dog under the weather anemic anaemic sickened bad weak-kneed peaky laid low flagging washed out tired out of shape dainty wispy shatterable fracturable faltering faded mean shattery makeshift undermined spent teetery deteriorated irresolute disordered infected unnerved rotten wonky spindly anile wavering dodgy feverish impaired incurable devitalized not so hot under medication imperfect confined in a bad way hospitalized broken down vacillating gimcrack sensile halting nerveless invertebrate dragging shoddy unfit off-color punk characterless wet dying laid-up hospitalised wishy-washy limp-wristed badly built laid up out of action thrown together out of sorts off colour milk-and-water out of condition namby-pamby in poor condition hindered encumbered drooping hampered weary slender crumbly scrawny destructible yielding thin fishy friable allergic forceless debile indecisive washed-out pallid easily harmed in declining health rundown depleted stricken withered atrophied deteriorating wilted haggard degenerative ravaged played out diminished limp sinking reduced pale superficial off grim dizzy rendered feeble hipped splenetic hippish funny green lousy queasy qualmish nauseated on the sick list wretched not oneself not healthy under par in ill health in poor shape ill-looking in a decline paralyzed done in rusty paralysed cheap without energy easily broken gone to seed on the ropes languishing unsafe not well cranky chronically ill always ill seedy sickish pining often ill laid-low disintegrating unreliable wasting broken decaying damaged crumbling in bad health rumpty dangerous feeling awful down with not solid not safe not robust broken-down

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Deserving or arousing pity
pitiful heartbreaking pathetic distressing miserable piteous pitiable sad sorry wretched heart-rending poor abject affecting grievous lamentable moving woeful disturbing harrowing saddening touching base deplorable forlorn heartrending plaintive poignant rueful tear-jerking worthless distressful gut-wrenching scurvy tragic vile afflicted arousing cheerless comfortless commiserative compassionate derisible disgraceful dismal distressed doleful joyless low mournful shabby small sorrowful stirring suffering tearful to be pitied unfortunate upsetting disquieting mortifying melting tender agonizing useless agonising puny commiserable petty meagre melancholy depressing dreary unhappy drear gloomy disconsolate dolorous desolate teary morose glum melancholic bleak sombre woebegone dejected somber grim depressed despondent depressive dire painful lugubrious lonesome lonely dark solemn funereal emotional crestfallen sullen blue cold anguished elegiacal elegiac cast down drab disheartening spiritless impressive dispiriting gray godforsaken morbid mourning heartbroken oppressive dingy dejecting black chill murky tenebrific sepulchral grey darkening plutonian tenebrous saturnine impactful bitter paltry mean uncomfortable dreich sunless cloudy grieving down-and-out helpless traumatic Cimmerian in the dumps regrettable unlucky calamitous broken-hearted hopeless heartsick dull dispirited hapless lachrymose drearisome uninviting austere unwelcoming dour dim bare inhospitable stark bland powerless clinical emotive draggy mopey impersonal heart-warming wintery institutional wintry jarring downcast feeble lame defenseless down downhearted beggarly dreadful wistful disastrous grief-stricken inconsolable despairing catastrophic agonized ruined regretful excruciating sentimental saddened brokenhearted dolesome nostalgic disappointing shocking terrible heavyhearted droopy hangdog heartsore plangent ruthful weeping appalling agonised mirthless defenceless lamenting crushing unpleasant forsaken vexatious low-spirited long-faced destitute down in the mouth out of sorts down in the dumps ill-fated ill-starred merciful beseeching supplicating imploring entreating heartsickening lousy inadequate despicable contemptible insignificant cheap powerful warming uplifting telling soul-stirring evocative intense discouraging demoralising demoralizing difficult affective haunting heartwarming stunning mind-blowing sympathetic responsive impotent weak troublesome emotionally moving tragical agitating expressive perturbing passionate weepy discomposing funeral aching deploring bewailing bemoaning wailing awful fatal deadly ruinous lost heavy-hearted forceless toothless prostrate arousing affect cruel tortured racked horrific horrifying pensive heart-wrenching frightful grousing cranky crabby grumpy bellyaching beefing cantankerous forgotten abandoned homeless cataclysmic bad friendless uncared-for bereft galling devastating horrendous gruesome oppressed destroyed dragging cynical fruitless solitary pessimistic alone adverse lethal mortal fed up blubbering blubbery tear-filled bawling sobbing watery sniveling wet moist whimpering snivelling vulnerable weighed down fateful deathly destructive down and out unpowerful luckless in tears cursed doomed jinxed desperate broken unprosperous stricken snakebitten unsuccessful pained shattered troubled awkward snakebit burdened out of luck ill-omened in a bad way hard luck sad sack star-crossed sorrowing devastated choked gutted bummed hurting downtrodden sour cut up in the pits chap-fallen