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pathetic
used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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pathetic
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • A most earnest, pressing, and emphatic entreaty, addressed to you in the most pathetic tones of the voice so dear to you, that you well remember.  (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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