PATHETIC's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of pathetic
Definition:
a. causing sadness, compassion, or pity
Example:
The old, rather shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic.
Sentence in Classic:
The congregation became more and more moved, as the pathetic tale went on, till at last the whole company broke down and joined the weeping mourners in a chorus of anguished sobs, the preacher himself giving way to his feelings, and crying in the pulpit.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
This old man was a touching and pathetic figure to Levin now, and he longed to say something pleasant to him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Anna Mikhaylovna indicated by her attitude her consciousness of the pathetic importance of these last moments of meeting between the father and son.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The mistress rocked and hushed her baby and when anyone came into the cellar asked in a pathetic whisper what had become of her husband who had remained in the street.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Vasili, who having obtained a new post and some fresh decorations was particularly proud at this time, seemed to him a pathetic, kindly old man much to be pitied.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He accepts the inevitable with pathetic goodhumor, and says, with grateful emotion) Bless you, dear lady.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
They marched in procession thus habited and heard a very pathetic sermon, followed by fine church music.
Candide By Voltaire Context
After Sarah was restored, we still had to break it to the other eight; and it produced various effects upon them of a most pathetic nature.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Utterly heedless of the wear and tear of her clothes and constitution, and adamant to her pathetic sneezes, Mr.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
His eloquence is forcible and touching; nor can I hear him, when he relates a pathetic incident or endeavours to move the passions of pity or love, without tears.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The Président tried to touch him with some grave and pathetic words, and asked him, as he had asked the other two, if he persisted, without hesitation or trouble, in recognizing the man who was standing before him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context