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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH patheticbathetic, pathetic
Example sentences from the Web for pathetic
And yet I am not unmindful of several excellent pathetical Passages in both those immortal Poems.The Preface to the Aeneis of Virgil (1718)|Joseph Trapp
Elizabeth has been called a fool for listening to such pathetical ‘love letters’: and then hardhearted for not listening to them.Sir Walter Raleigh and his Time|Charles Kingsley
For what is a heap of the most pathetical words to God Almighty; or the dedication of any place or time to him?
A most weighty and pathetical discourse: they that know anything of God may savour something divine in it.
There was something pathetical in his discontent with his secluded life which touched Wogan to the heart.Clementina|A.E.W. Mason