[ puh-thog-ruh-fee ]

noun,plural pa·thog·ra·phies.
  1. a biography that focuses on the negative elements of its subject.

Origin of pathography

1910–20 for an earlier sense; popularized by Joyce Carol Oates, U.S. writer

Words Nearby pathography Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use pathography in a sentence

  • It would be futile to delude ourselves that at present, readers find every pathography unsavory.

    Leonardo da Vinci | Sigmund Freud