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pathetic
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Candide
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pathetic
Used in
Candide
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  • They marched in procession thus habited and heard a very pathetic sermon, followed by fine church music.  (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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