Synonyms of 'affecting'

afflictive, bitter, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, deplorable, depressive, dismal, distressful, disturbing, doleful, dolorous, dreary, emotive, grievous, heartrending, impressive, joyless, lamentable, mournful, moving, painful, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poignant, regrettable, rueful, sad, sharp, sore, touching, uncomfortable, woebegone, woeful, wretched