Definition of Pathetical

1. a. Pathetic.



Definition of Pathetical

1. Adjective. pathetic ¹

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Definition of Pathetical

1. [adj]

Pathetical Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pathetical

pathbreaker
pathbreakers
pathbreaking
pathed
pathema
pathematic
pathematic aphasia
pather
pathergasia
pathergy
pathers
pathetic
pathetic fallacies
pathetic fallacy
pathetic nerve
pathetical
pathetically
patheticism
patheticisms
pathetick
patheticness
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pathetique
pathetisad
pathetism
pathfinder
pathfinder prospectus
pathfinders
pathfinding
pathfindings

Literary usage of Pathetical

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... All the bombast epithets, pathetical adjuncts, incomparably fair, curiously neat, divine, sweet, dainty, delicious, &c., pretty diminutives, ..."

2. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"All the bombast epithets, pathetical adjuncts, incomparably fair, curiously neat, divine, sweet, dainty, delicious, &c., pretty diminutives, ..."

3. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... 4 Being a pathetical complaint and motion, in the behalf of our English nation, against her grand, yet neglected grievance, ..."

4. The Jonson Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 by Jesse Franklin Bradley, Joseph Quincy Adams (1922)
"... his Tragedies Sejanus and Catiline seem to have in them more of an artificial and inflate than of a pathetical and naturally Tragic height: In the rest ..."

5. A History of Parliamentary Elections and Electioneering: From the Stuarts to by Joseph Grego (1892)
"The Tory views of the new order of things were embodied by Doyle (April 4, 1831) in "A Very Prophetical and Pathetical Allegory," in which it was ..."

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