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  • And now Myra is going to get pathetic on me because we don't train with this millionaire outfit.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well, all right, but—" Babbitt was still pathetic at not being allowed to play Secret Agent.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It may be that his frightened repentance of the night and morning had not eaten in, but this dehumanizing interment of her who had been so pathetically human shook him utterly, and as he crouched again on the high stool in the laboratory he swore faith to his wife . . . to Zenith . . . to business efficiency . . . to the Boosters' Club . . . to every faith of the Clan of Good Fellows.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, I think that's pathetic! You big child!" But they did draw up to the radiator, and propped their feet against it—his clumsy black shoes, her patent-leather slippers.  (not reviewed by editor)

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