Deserving or inciting pity.
A hapless victim.
Inspiring mixed contempt and pity.
Their efforts were pathetic.
3) Pathetic Ridiculous, Silly
Inspiring scornful pity.
How silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years.
Smart - showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness; "Don`t try to be smart, be smart".
Lose - fail to win; "We lost buddy".
Mole - small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet; "Rats and moles are common pests that plague homeowners".