Example sentences for: pathetic

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

  • In an editorial, it added, "It is painful, pathetic, pointless, serving only to create a flood of McCarthyite smear and counter-smear; the Republicans want blood, preferably blood tested for the President's DNA.

  • What I do know is that the story made for a fun read: A 35-year-old Londoner named Rob with the maturity level of a high-school junior dumps his girlfriend and retreats to his pathetic job in a music shop.

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

  • No explanation of why Bradley's comment was "thoughtful," as opposed to, say, stupid, given the ultimate pathetic failure of Gorbachev's attempt to modify Communism rather than replace it.

  • Sorensen, whom Hersh portrays as a Kennedy toady, has been especially nasty in denouncing it as "a pathetic collection of wild stories."

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