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pathology
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
the study of disease by studying cells and tissues under a microscope; or a disease
  • And yet what Jimmy had felt for her was beyond normal love; it was passion-a passion that was in part pathological.
    3 — Answer (31% in)
  • These feelings seem to be overcompensated for by dreams of being rich and powerful, a tendency to brag about his exploits, spending sprees when he has money, and dissatisfaction with only the normal slow advancement he could expect from his job... He is uncomfortable in his relationships to other people, and has a pathological inability to form and hold enduring personal attachments.
    4 — The Corner (47% in)
  • He is above average in intelligence, and has a good range of information considering his poor educational background... Two features in his personality make-up stand out as particularly pathological.
    4 — The Corner (49% in)

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