Example sentences for: pathetic

How can you use “pathetic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • (I hadn't grasped how square and stolid the framing was until last night, when, while filming a concert by the pathetic dregs of a real '70s band, the camera tilted sardonically, just for an instant.)

  • He comes off as a pathetic little loser--a mutt.

  • I've been fascinated by her for years--when she was married to Mike Medavoy, in Hollywood, she suffered greatly and neurasthenically, having to make do on his pathetic $2 million a year salary; no welfare mother had as hard a time, I can assure you.

  • Photo so pathetic it almost made us laugh: The Globe 's shot of convenience store employee Mesfin Gebreegziabher holding items similar to the ones Kennedy purchased on his way to the airport the night he died: a bottle of Evian water, a banana, and a package of Duracell batteries.

  • This episode features Ray's pathetic attempts to get his wife in the mood for a holiday tumble.


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