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a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -pathy: psychopathic.

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Origin of -pathic

From New Latin; see origin at -pathy, -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for -pathic

pathic
/ (ˈpæθɪk) /

noun

a catamite
a person who suffers; victim

adjective

of or relating to a catamite
of or relating to suffering

Word Origin for pathic

C17: via Latin from Greek pathikos passive; see pathos
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