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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • Oh, it was such a pathetic tale, Diana.
  • I used the most pathetic language I could think of and said ’thou’ and ’thee.’

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  • And the choir are going to sing four lovely pathetic songs that are pretty near as good as hymns.
  • Jane and Ruby almost always cry when I come to the pathetic parts.
  • That kind of puzzled us because the stories were all very pathetic and almost everybody died.
  • It’s so pathetic.

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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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