Pathic Path"ic, a. [Gr. ?.] Passive; suffering. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pathic — Path ic, n. [L. pathicus, Gr. ?, passive, fr. ?, ?, to suffer] A male who submits to the crime against nature; a catamite. [R.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -pathic — from L. pathicus, from Gk. pathikos suffering, remaining passive, from pathein to suffer (see PATHOS (Cf. pathos)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • -pathic — [path′ik] [see PATHY & IC] combining form 1. feeling or suffering in a (specified) way or because of a (specified) condition 2. of or relating to a (specified) approach to disease or treatment …   English World dictionary

  • pathic — I. ˈpathik noun ( s) Etymology: Latin pathicus, from (assumed) Greek pathikos, from Greek path (stem of paschein to experience, have something happen to one, suffer) + ikos ic more at pathos 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pathic — noun /ˈpaθɪk/ The passive male partner in anal intercourse. In England the vices in fashion are whoring drinking, in Turkey, Sodomy smoking, we prefer a girl and a bottle, they a pipe and pathic …   Wiktionary

  • -pathic — |pathik, thēk adjective combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pathy + ic 1. : feeling, suffering, or affected in a (specified) way telepathic 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • -pathic — a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in pathy: psychopathic. [ < NL; see PATHY, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • pathic — A person who assumes the passive role in less frequently engaged sexual acts. SEE ALSO: passivism (2). [G. pathikos, remaining passive] * * * path·ic path ik n CATAMITE …   Medical dictionary

  • -pathic — path·ic …   English syllables

  • pathic — path·ic …   English syllables

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