Example sentences for: pathetic

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

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

  • The mentality of "others notice me, therefore I am" is quite appropriate if you are 14 years old, but pretty pathetic for a grown-up.

  • Is that a reactionary bastion, a pathetic anachronism, or something truer, something with enough confidence to survive without media ratification.

  • 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.

  • Aimee, on the other hand, is a pathetic big loser, weighing in at 225 pounds.

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