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Definitions and meanings of "Pathological"

What do we mean by pathological?

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. adjective

Same as pathologic.

Pertaining to pathology. adjective

Relating to or caused by a physical or mental disorder. adjective

Having properties which are counterintuitive or difficult to handle. adjective

Having properties that cause unusually bad behaviour, especially regarding correctness or performance. 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 adjective

Pertaining to pathology.

Relating to, amounting to, causing, or caused by a physical or mental disorder.

Having properties which are counterintuitive or difficult to handle.

Having properties that cause unusually bad behaviour, especially regarding correctness or performance.

Often pathological parenting is used within alienating a child from a parent out of spite and tactically using the child to affect a parents contact or relationship when divorce or separation is a issue to a parent unable to separate the relationship with their children from their relationship with the mother or father on the receiving end of the vengeance carried out. Sadly it is bad parenting and often abusive behaviour to use a child in this way as it affects them often more than the target parent they are trying to get back at . It too often goes unrecognised even by mental health workers and the like avoiding it being a court issue which tend to play it down and if recognised for the true affect it has courts dont take it into consideration that is relevant to the case outcome or seen for the seriousness it should be for the damning emotional impact on their very own children Urban Dictionary

You describe a person or their behaviour as pathological when they behave in an extreme and unacceptable way, and have very powerful feelings which they cannot control. Urban Dictionary

Pathology is the scientific study of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences. Urban Dictionary

Noun. Refers to a pathological condition where one sits all day at the computer coining new terms for Urban Dictionary. Formed from the words pathological and neologism. Urban Dictionary

It’s someone who lies so much that it’s just a part of their life now. They usually starts at a young age and then it snowballs into their teenage and adult years. It sometimes isn’t even about big things. They’ll lie about anything just because they feel like it. Also when people expose them for being a liar the either lie more to get out of it or get extremely defensive. Urban Dictionary

Someone who always presents himself as an expert on any current topic of conversation, regardless of his actual background knowledge (often being able to maintain such a conversation for an impressive amount of time) Urban Dictionary

The Pathological TMIer has the tendency to blurt out far too much personal information that would have been better left unsaid. Similar to a Pathological Liar, they can't seem to keep the information inside, no matter how ridiculous or embarrassing it may sound to others. They have no shame regarding their blatant use of TMI (Too Much Information). On the other hand, the Pathological TMIer ALWAYS tells the truth, even in cases where a lie would most likely be better for their reputation. Urban Dictionary

A person who lies constantly for attention or for their own gain someone like GABBIE'S EX joke love u gabbie Urban Dictionary

A person that cheats (in relationships is the most common) excessively to get what they want. with no regard for others. there is also Compulsive Cheater which is similar accept its more of a habit to them, they have less control over it. Pathological Cheater has more control over it and knows what they are doing and do it anyway at whatever cost. Usually with either "disorder"/"symptom" it will be accompanied with pathological lying and compulsive lying. symptoms: (may include all or some) -has cell phone locked and wont let you near their phone (includes going out of their way to make sure it wouldnt be an easy task to get near their phone) -ignores your calls but never has a straight story as to where they were(goes with lying) -blocks certain things from you besides their phone (facebook, myspace, live journal, aim... ect) -smells like another male/female -doesnt know your number -lies..... A LOT! -they come off distant, maybe not as sexual -they prefer to be at your place over theirs -you dont know any of their friends or maybe just 1 or 2 Urban Dictionary

When someone is clearly lying but their state of mind, (usually mentally unstable) takes control and makes them lie. In some cases it can clearly be shown as a lie but the liar will continue to lie, ultimately digging a larger hole for themselves. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Pathological

The word "pathological" in example sentences

I think that she had what we call pathological envy, meaning she didn ` t want anyone else to be happy but her. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Then, once they became what he terms pathological gamers, their grades were more likely to drop, and their relationships with their parents deteriorated. ❋ By RONI CARYN RABIN (2011)

The claim that she's "pathological" is a reference to Nevada journalist Jon Ralston's tireless efforts to document what he describes as her "pathological" tendency to rewrite history and pretend she never said what she plainly did say. ❋ Greg Sargent (2010)

If no tumor is found in the breast at surgery, it is called a pathological complete response. ❋ Susan M. Love (2012)

What's really pathological is that a car bomb is found in NYC and he is obsessed with those that opposed ObamaCare - nt ❋ Unknown (2010)

Hillary - go be senator for West Virginia and swindle some senior citizens there .. they have no sense if they believe in pathological liars like you some low hanging fruit for YOU ❋ Unknown (2008)

Zsigmondy married Laura Luise, née Müller, the daughter of Professor Wilhelm Müller, lecturer in pathological anatomy in Jena, in 1903. ❋ Unknown (1966)

Withdraw or pervert either factor of this complex resultant, and the kind of experience we call pathological ensues. ❋ Unknown (1902)

Clinicians prefer to use the word pathological to describe behaviour that is harming normal everyday function in several ways, rather than addiction. ❋ Unknown (2009)

"This is the first set of experiments that demonstrate that even healthy people’s brains mimic certain pathological psychiatric patterns when deprived of sleep." ❋ Unknown (2007)

Kids who averaged 31 or more hours of gameplay a week were classified as pathological or "obsessive" gamers and were determined more likely to develop serious mental health issues. ❋ Nicholas Miriello (2011)

Pathalogical is a term used in psychology to determine a mindset or mentality that is often associated with [psychopaths] and narcassists and is [detrimental] to others and in [extremities] is abusive and destructive . Pathological liars are seen as unable to control their constant need to lie. ❋ Sxc Sel (2019)

A) Ex.: She experiences chronic, almost [pathological] [jealousy]. Her husband can't stand that anymore. B) Brandon [can't deal] with anger without breaking everything around. I guess he has some sort of pathological anger. ❋ Lousica (2014)

[HIV] is [a type] of [pathogen]. ❋ Lon (2005)

James doesn't get out much any more and just [spends] all his time making up silly words. I think he is [suffering] from [pathologism]. ❋ Jmonkey (2005)

[Briana]: [Gavin] is a Pathological Liar! Me: What’s that? Briana: It’s someone who lies so much that it’s just a part of their life now. Me: Ok so why do you say that? Briana: He always says he has so many girls but when I ask him about it he can’t think of anything. Me: Have you tried just asking him about it? Briana: I tried but he just gets all [defensive]! ❋ HeBigLiar (2018)

He really doesn't know anything about [horses], he's [just a bit] of a [pathological expert]. ❋ Brown Chair (2009)

"Last night I had a wet dream involving [SeaBiscuit]." -Pathological TMIer "Your Father and I went skinny dipping in the moonlight. There were three full moons." -Pathological TMIer "I named my aborted twin [fetuses] [Winnie] and Pooh." -Pathological TMIer "Just so you know, Yeast Infections taste pretty good!" -Pathological TMIer ❋ Amyzing69 (2009)

[Gabbie's] ex is a [pathological liar] due to him lying almost all the time [living a lie] you could say ❋ Gabbies Fan (2018)

i knew he was a [pathological cheater] when i saw emails from another woman saying 'i love you' to him all the time and no [negative] [reaction] in response ❋ Snagglepuss731 (2010)

[Owen]: [Benny] I know you sent [screen] shots to that girl Benny: False, i have nothing to do with her Owen: *sends screen shots of the conversation Benny: Wasn’t me, was someone else Owen: Your being a pathological liar ❋ Canderson (2020)

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