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pathetic
used in Brave New World

2 uses
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Definition
pitiful (arousing pity)
  • Helmholtz had been restless throughout the entire scene; but when, pathetically mimed by the Savage, Juliet cried out:
      Is there no pity sitting in the clouds,
      That sees into the bottom of my grief?
    p. 184.7
pathetically = in a manner that arouses pity
  • "My friends, my friends!" said the Voice so pathetically, with a note of such infinitely tender reproach that, behind their gas masks, even the policemen's eyes were momentarily dimmed with tears, "what is the meaning of this?"
    p. 215.1
pathetically = in a manner that arouses pity
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