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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a pitiful or lamentable manner

Usage examples (35)
  • They had pathetically little money
  • The sick child cried pathetically
  • Adjective : a pathetic letter; a pathetic sight. ,In return for our investment we get a pathetic three percent interest
  • I take issue with the word "pathetically" - what is pathetic about proudly showing off your lists? for more
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