from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to pathology.
  • adjective Relating to or caused by disease.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or manifesting behavior that is habitual, maladaptive, and compulsive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as pathologic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to pathology.
  • adjective Relating to or caused by a physical or mental disorder.
  • adjective mathematics Having properties which are counterintuitive or difficult to handle.
  • adjective computer science Having properties that cause unusually bad behaviour, especially regarding correctness or performance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition
  • adjective of or relating to the practice of pathology
  • adjective caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology


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