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pathetic
used in The Pigman

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
Her pathetic look saddened us.
Definition
pitiful (arousing pity)
  • He walked very slowly, and he had lost so much weight. It was pathetic, that's what it was.
    Chapter 14 (75% in)
pathetic = pitiful (something that arouses pity)
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2  —1 use as in:
a pathetic attempt to insult me
Definition
very bad — possibly so bad it is laughable (possibly mixed with some feeling of pity)
  • I mean those particular cops were so dumb it was pathetic.
    Chapter 11 (8% in)
pathetic = so bad it is laughable or contemptible
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • Absolutely pathetic.
    Chapter 14 (75% in)

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