Example sentences for: pathetically

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

  • Here's my nominee for worst movie of the year (complete category should be: "Worst Movie of the Year That Assumedly Adult Male Reviewers Slathered Over"): There's Something About Mary --a pathetically sophomoric, penis-obsessed mess that wouldn't even appeal to Larry Flynt!

  • Near the house was a badly-coifed flowering quince that had only a handful of lovely flowers for a few days in May and one or two fruits clinging pathetically in late summer.

  • Not simply because when he was a political writer he was considered pathetically in-the-tank for Clinton (see Chatterbox for 2/23).

  • Sales of his new album are dismal, and reviewers complain that the music--five new songs and eight remixes of old ones--is pathetically recycled material.

  • For someone so appalled by celebrity, Allen exploits it deftly, casting big-name actors to fill out parts that would otherwise be recognized as pathetically underwritten.


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