Origin of pathetic
Can be confusedbathetic pathetic
Examples from the Web for pathetical
How pathetical seemed to her the ignorance of the two men who were her companions in the cloistered house at this time.Tongues of Conscience|Robert Smythe Hichens
Our old vicar preached, taking leave of the parish in a pathetical speech, to go to a living in the city.The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)|John Evelyn
A most weighty and pathetical discourse: they that know anything of God may savour something divine in it.
For what is a heap of the most pathetical words to God Almighty; or the dedication of any place or time to him?
And then, having finished this pathetical little story of his misfortune, Mr. Mollett senior finished his glass of toddy.Castle Richmond|Anthony Trollope