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We found 36 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word pathetic:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. pathetic: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. pathetic: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. pathetic: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. pathetic: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. pathetic: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. pathetic: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Pathetic, pathetic, the pathetic: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. pathetic: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. pathetic: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. pathetic: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. pathetic: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. pathetic: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Pathetic, The pathetic, pathetic: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. pathetic: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. pathetic: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. pathetic: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Pathetic: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Pathetic: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. pathetic: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. pathetic: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. pathetic: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. pathetic: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. pathetic, the pathetic: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. pathetic: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. pathetic: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. pathetic: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. pathetic: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. The pathetic, pathetic: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. pathetic: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. -pathetic: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pathetic: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. pathetic: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. pathetic: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. -pathetic, pathetic: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (pathetic)

adjective:  inspiring scornful pity
adjective:  inspiring mixed contempt and pity ("Their efforts were pathetic")
adjective:  deserving or inciting pity ("The shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic- Galsworthy")

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Words similar to pathetic:   hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetical, pathetically, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, ridiculous, silly, wretched, teary, more...

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