Definition of PATHETIC

Adjective : PATHETIC

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) inspiring mixed contempt and pity; "their efforts were pathetic"; "pitiable lack of character"; "pitiful exhibition of cowardice" ;

  • 3. (

    ) inspiring scornful pity; "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett ;


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