Pathetically
Pathetical Pa*thet"ic*al, a. Pathetic. [R.] -- {Pa*thet"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Pa*thet"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • pathetically — adverb 1. in a manner arousing sympathy and compassion the sick child cried pathetically • Syn: ↑pitiably • Derived from adjective: ↑pitiable (for: ↑pitiably), ↑pathetic 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pathetically — adv. Pathetically is used with these adjectives: ↑weak Pathetically is used with these verbs: ↑whimper …   Collocations dictionary

  • pathetically — pathetic ► ADJECTIVE 1) arousing pity. 2) informal miserably inadequate. 3) archaic relating to the emotions. DERIVATIVES pathetically adverb. ORIGIN Greek path tikos sensitive , from pathos suffering …   English terms dictionary

  • pathetically — adverb see pathetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pathetically — See pathetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • pathetically — adverb In a pathetic manner; piteously …   Wiktionary

  • pathetically — adv. pitiably, in a manner that arouses compassion, pitifully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pathetically — pa·thet·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • pathetically — See: pathetic …   English dictionary

  • quasi-pathetically — adv. * * * …   Universalium

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