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Arousing pity, especially through vulnerability or sadness
“It upsets me that someone so engagingly pathetic can be so disruptive.”
Miserably inadequate
“By which I mean I will use the most pathetic excuses to avoid doing anything.”
Causing unhappiness
“… a pathetic story that made her cry.”
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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