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pathetic
used in This Side of Paradise

3 uses
  • The girl followed him slowly, a rather miserable, pathetic figure in the darkness.
    2.4 — The Supercilious Sacrifice (33% in)
  • "Oh, Amory," she said despairingly, lifting up a most pathetic face, "I'll just make my whole neck flame if I rub it.
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (2% in)
  • He voluntarily attended graduate lectures in philosophy and biology, and sat in all of them with a rather pathetically intent look in his eyes, as if waiting for something the lecturer would never quite come to.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (30% in)

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