pathetic

All Adjective Noun
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  • Would it be possible to find in all history another life at once so grand and so pathetic? Cited from The Holy Cross and Other Tales, by Eugene Field
  • As he turned he saw standing in the door a figure which to him suddenly seemed pathetic. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • Did you ever hear or read four words more pathetic? Cited from Harvard Classics Volume 28, by Various
  • Little do they know that she will forever change their pathetic lives.
  • The light fell full on his face increasing its ghost-like pathetic expression. Cited from The Southerner, by Thomas Dixon
  • "Did you see how pathetic she looked when we got letters and she didn't?" Cited from The Moving Picture Girls in War Plays, by Laura Lee Hope
  • They did look such a pathetic little trio when they first arrived. Cited from Le Petit Nord, by Grenfell and Spalding
  • She did not look quite her beautiful self when she cried, but she looked a hundred times more pathetic. Cited from Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley, C.N. and A.M. Williamson
  • He seemed like something large and pathetic -- a big dog in trouble. Cited from Jill the Reckless, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Would she turn her face, in which lived such pathetic truth, first on one, and then on the other? Cited from The Late Miss Hollingford, by Rosa Mulholland
  • At the end of the book there is a pathetic scene where we meet again the boy who did least well. Cited from From Powder Monkey to Admiral, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Grace was in tears when her father finished reading Will's pathetic letter. Cited from The Outdoor Girls in Florida, by Laura Lee Hope
  • I will only say that her face was very pale, and that she had large pathetic grey eyes. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • There was something noble in his words and pathetic in the I action. Cited from Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet, by Captain Marryat
  • Yet it was that sweet, pathetic figure in the background that made his success possible. Cited from Pushing to the Front, by Orison Swett Marden
  • Educational condition is pathetic in this area despite people being able to afford quality education.
  • She shook her head and turned her pathetic face to his. Cited from The Daffodil Mystery, by Edgar Wallace
  • And then her poor, pathetic secret -- how sweet and honest she had been about it! Cited from The Eternal City, by Hall Caine
  • You see I was sorry for this woman, her story was so pathetic. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
  • Rastafari is always a central point in his songs without becoming pathetic at all.
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