pathétique

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See also: pathetique

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pathēticus, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek παθητικός (pathētikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pa.te.tik/
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Adjective[edit]

pathétique (plural pathétiques)

  1. pathetic, arousing emotion
  2. pathetic, contemptible
    Synonym: pitoyable

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