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A pathetic of pitiable person
- Poor wee soul
- I think it would be valid if you took out the "pathetic or pitiable" part.
- A crowd of 10,000 souls had gathered in the park to hear the speech.
- I and half a dozen other likeminded souls decided to clean up the park.
- I was just a wandering soul on the road, like countless others fleeing the war's devastation.
- There is perhaps a sense of facelessness or lack of identity that comes with this usage. But I don't think it necessarily implies that the person is pitiable or pathetic. --Jeffqyzt 14:56, 27 October 2006 (UTC)
- I updated the definition to be "A person, especially as one among many", and added a cite from The Federalist Papers. If someone feels this isn't well known enough, I can easily add more. I left the rfv-sense. --Jeffqyzt 15:33, 27 October 2006 (UTC)
- I dont see the pathetic person as valid. I am removing that sense. Andrew massyn 06:29, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
How precisely is "soul" an anagram of "Æolus"? 188.8.131.52 08:48, 6 May 2010 (UTC)