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Meaning of pathetic

Definitions of pathetic

1. [adj] - inspiring mixed contempt and pity

2. [adj] - inspiring scornful pity


Quotes - Example use of the word pathetic

1. how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years- Dashiell Hammett

2. their efforts were pathetic

3. pitiable lack of character

4. pitiful exhibition of cowardice

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