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pathetic
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
  • I looked up when he said this, startled by such a pathetically inadequate observation.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (86% in)
  • When his screaming got too pathetic to bear, our grim-faced mother brought in his cage and set it on the floor by the window, where Methuselah continued his loud, random commentary.
    Book 1 — Genesis (73% in)

There are no more uses of "pathetic" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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