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pathetic
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pathetic
Used in
Frankenstein
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  • His eloquence is forcible and touching; nor can I hear him, when he relates a pathetic incident or endeavours to move the passions of pity or love, without tears.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pathetic attempt to insult me
as in: Her pathetic look saddened us.
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