Example sentences for: pathetic

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

  • When Russert reads a Naomi Wolf quote advocating that sex education instructors promote fondling and mutual masturbation as an alternative to sex, Bush says Wolf's advice is "pathetic," says condom promotion hasn't decreased teen pregnancy rates, and advocates teaching abstinence.

  • He may have been the greatest, but now he's reduced to a pathetic bundle of nerves."

  • Chatterbox has harnessed the vast power of the Net in search of a handy, irresistible name for the Lewinsky-Tripp-Willey-Clinton scandal, and Chatterbox's pathetic little hard drive now overflows with the results--more than 215 responses, containing no less than 209 distinct suggestions.

  • Story so pathetic it almost made us laugh: The Globe 's insistence that Kennedy could have "averted tragedy" had he heeded his July 16 horoscope, which warned Sagittarians to "remain close to home."

  • Pressed to accept a financial settlement that would have let the president off without so much as an apology, she is now adamant that Clinton be made to atone for calling her a "pathetic liar."


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