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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pathetically, pitiably(adverb)

    in a manner arousing sympathy and compassion

    "the sick child cried pathetically"

  2. pathetically(adverb)

    arousing scornful pity

    "they had pathetically little money"; "it was pathetically bad"


  1. pathetically(Adverb)

    In a pathetic manner; piteously.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pathetically in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pathetically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of pathetically in a Sentence

  1. Nebraska GOP Sen. Ben Sasse:

    This monster received a pathetically soft sentence last time and his victims deserve nothing less than justice, justice doesnt depend on the size of your bank account.

  2. Piers Morgan:

    Populism is rising because liberals have become unbearable, Okay? And I speak as a liberal… Liberals have become utterly, pathetically illiberal and it’s a massive problem. What’s the point of calling yourself a liberal if you don’t allow anyone else to have a different view? You know, this snowflake culture we operate in, this victimhood culture that everyone, has to think in a certain way, behave a certain way. Everyone has to have a bleeding heart… You say a joke 10 years ago that offended somebody you can never host the Oscars… So what’s happening around the world? Populism is rising because people are fed up with the PC culture. They’re fed up with the snowflake culture. They’re fed up with everyone being offended by everything… They just want to tell people, not just how to lead their life but if you don’t lead it the way I tell you to, It’s a kind of version of fascism.

  3. Andrew Clark:

    The real timeline is inconvenient for President Trump, so President Trump's pathetically trying to make up President Trump own.

  4. The President:

    The dilemma is that if you're weak, if you're weak, which some people would like you to be, if you're really, really pathetically weak, the country's going to be overrun with millions of people, and if The President're strong, then The President don't have any heart. That's a tough dilemma. Perhaps I would rather be strong, but that's a tough dilemma.

  5. Bill McKibben:

    These studies are part of the emerging scientific understanding that we're in even hotter water than we'd thought, we're a long ways down the path to disastrous global warming, and the policy response -- especially in the United States -- has been pathetically underwhelming.

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