path·o·log·i·cal adjective \ˌpa-thə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\
: extreme in a way that is not normal or that shows an illness or mental problem
medical : relating to or caused by disease
: of or relating to the study of diseases : relating to pathology
: altered or caused by disease; also : indicative of disease
: being such to a degree that is extreme, excessive, or markedly abnormal <a pathological liar> <pathological fear>
— path·o·log·i·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of PATHOLOGICAL
- He is a pathological liar.
- She has a pathological fear of heights.
- pathological changes in the body
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patho·log·i·cal adjective \ˌpath-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ (Medical Dictionary)
: of or relating to pathology <a pathological laboratory>
: altered or caused by disease <pathological tissue>; also : indicative of disease <pathological lesions>
—patho·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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