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EtymologyEdit

From pathology +‎ -ical.

AdjectiveEdit

pathological (comparative more pathological, superlative most pathological)

  1. (medicine) Pertaining to pathology.
  2. (medicine) Relating to, amounting to, causing, or caused by a physical or mental disorder.
  3. (mathematics) Having properties which are counterintuitive or difficult to handle.
  4. (computer science) Having properties that cause unusually bad behaviour, especially regarding correctness or performance.

SynonymsEdit

  • (medicine, of a physical or mental disorder): pathologic (US)

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