Examples from the Web for pathological
Actually some of the Contras whom I knew were the moral equivalent of pathological killers.
“Such a clandestine and pathological way of drinking increases the chances of becoming an alcoholic exponentially,” says Alireza.
Another vital source of evidence is pathological: the condition of the bodies of victims, which will show how they died.MH17 Is the World’s First Open-Source Air Crash Investigation|Clive Irving|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The situation is pathological, not the people who keep remembering.The Flight 370 Paradox: How Do You Mourn a Missing Person?|Abby Haglage|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Relin could not have imagined that this was a man who would later be called a pathological liar.The Death of Co-Author of ‘Three Cups of Tea’ Is Ruled Suicide|Michael Daly|December 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The degrees of physiological and pathological nutrition and over-nutrition are very variable in their nature and results.
In this way they have provided the pathological theory with most of its facts.Essay on the Creative Imagination|Th. Ribot
The Greeks used the word ecstasy in a modern secular sense rather than in a spiritual or pathological one.The Literature of Ecstasy|Albert Mordell
One suspects that pathological explanation, though one does not know enough of the facts to insist upon it.The Love Affairs of Lord Byron|Francis Henry Gribble
Finiteness is the metaphysical, the theoretical—nothingness the pathological, practical expression.The Essence of Christianity|Ludwig Feuerbach
British Dictionary definitions for pathological
less commonly pathologic
Word Origin and History for pathological
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.