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- adv. In a pathetic manner; piteously.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a pathetic manner; in such a manner as to excite the tender emotions or feelings; affectingly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. arousing scornful pity
- adv. in a manner arousing sympathy and compassion
pathetic + -ally (Wiktionary)