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pathological

[path-uh-loj-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to pathology.
2.
caused by or involving disease; morbid.
3.
caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition: a pathological hoarder.
4.
dealing with diseases: a pathological casebook.
Also, pathologic.


Origin:
1680–90; < Greek pathologik(ós) (see pathology, -ic) + -al1

pathologically, adverb
nonpathologic, adjective
nonpathological, adjective
nonpathologically, adverb
postpathologic, adjective
postpathological, adjective
semipathologic, adjective
semipathological, adjective
semipathologically, adverb
unpathological, adjective
unpathologically, adverb
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pathological or pathologic (ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to pathology
2.  relating to, involving, or caused by disease
3.  informal compulsively motivated: a pathological liar
 
pathologic or pathologic
 
adj
 
patho'logically or pathologic
 
adv

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pathological
1680s, "pertaining to disease," formed in English from pathology. Sense of "worthy to be a subject of pathology, morbid, excessive" (e.g. pathological liar) is attested from 1845. Related: Pathologically.
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pathological path·o·log·i·cal (pāth'ə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) or path·o·log·ic (-ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to pathology.

  2. Relating to or caused by disease.


path'o·log'i·cal·ly adv.
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