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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary


    Affecting the passions; passionate; moving.

    Etymology: παϑητιϰὸς; pathetique, Fr.

    His page that handful of wit;
    ’Tis a most pathetical neat. William Shakespeare.

    How pathetick is that expostulation of Job, when, for the trial of his patience, he was made to look upon himself in this deplorable condition. Spectator, №. 571.

    Marcus Tullius Cicero considered the dispositions of a sincere and less mercurial nation, by dwelling on the pathetick part. Jonathan Swift.

    While thus pathetick to the prince he spoke,
    From the brave youth the streaming passion broke. Alexander Pope.

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  1. Patheticaladjective


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pathetical in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pathetical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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