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pathetic
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • "Hedwig — Hedwig — " But the owl lay motionless and pathetic as a toy on the floor of her cage.
  • "Pathetic," he told George.

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  • Pathetic!
  • It was a bit pathetic to be honest, but there were still five of them and only one of me, and they’d taken my wand.
  • The lot that got me were a bit pathetic, but Bill recons some of them are really dangerous.

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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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