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pathetic
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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.

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as in: Her pathetic look saddened us. Define
pitiful (arousing pity)
as in: a pathetic attempt to insult me Define
so bad it is laughable or contemptible -- possibly mixed with pity
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