Simple Definition of pathological
: 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
Examples of pathological in a sentence
He is a pathological liar.
She has a pathological fear of heights.
pathological changes in the body
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Rhymes with pathological
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Medical Definition of pathological
1: of or relating to pathology <a pathological laboratory>
2: altered or caused by disease <pathological tissue>; also : indicative of disease <pathological lesions>
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