pathological or path·o·log·ic [path- uh- loj-i-k uh l or path- uh- loj-ik] Word Origin See more synonyms for pathological on Thesaurus.com of or relating to pathology. caused by or involving disease; morbid. caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition: a pathological hoarder. dealing with diseases: a pathological casebook. Related forms path·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb non·path·o·log·ic, adjective non·path·o·log·i·cal, adjective non·path·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb post·path·o·log·ic, adjective post·path·o·log·i·cal, adjective sem·i·path·o·log·ic, adjective sem·i·path·o·log·i·cal, adjective sem·i·path·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb un·path·o·log·i·cal, adjective un·path·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for non-pathological pathological less commonly pathologic of or relating to pathology relating to, involving, or caused by disease informal compulsively motivated a pathological liar Derived Forms pathologically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non-pathological pathological adj.
1680s, "pertaining to disease," formed in English from
pathologic + -al (1). Sense of "worthy to be a subject of pathology, morbid, excessive" (e.g. pathological liar) is attested from 1845. Related: Pathologically.
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non-pathological in Medicine pathological (păth′ə-lŏj ′ĭ-kəl) Of or relating to pathology. Relating to or caused by disease. Related forms path′o•log ′i•cal•ly adv.
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