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Definition of "pathetically" []

  • In a pathetic manner; piteously. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pathetically" in a sentence
  • "The smoke curled up pathetically from the Yukon stove-pipe."
  • "But, rather than take it on, many campaigners pathetically fawn at the table, begging for crumbs – spending much of their time and energies in pathetically seeking attention."
  • "Why he stopped playing tournaments, and how his life unraveled so pathetically, is a story one can learn only by seeking out those who actually know Fischer."