pathic

-pathic

a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -pathy:, psychopathic.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see -pathy, -ic

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pathic (ˈpæθɪk)
 
n
1.  a catamite
2.  a person who suffers; victim
 
adj
3.  of or relating to a catamite
4.  of or relating to suffering
 
[C17: via Latin from Greek pathikos passive; see pathos]

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