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Adjective
Arousing pity, especially through vulnerability or sadness
“It upsets me that someone so engagingly pathetic can be so disruptive.”
Adjective
Miserably inadequate
“By which I mean I will use the most pathetic excuses to avoid doing anything.”
Adjective
Causing unhappiness
“… a pathetic story that made her cry.”
Adjective
So foolish or pointless as to be worthy of scornful laughter
“… the pundit's latest book is another pathetic jumble of factual errors, half-baked political views, and baseless accusations.”
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