pathological condition


pathological condition
A diseased condition of the body. Stedmen v United States Mut. Acci. Asso. 123 NY 304, 25 NE 399.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Pathological — Pathologic Path o*log ic, Pathological Path o*log ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. pathologique.] 1. Of or pertaining to pathology. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) caused by or due to disease; abnormal; morbid; as, pathological tissue; a pathological condition …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pathological — path|o|log|i|cal [ˌpæθəˈlɔdʒıkəl US ˈla: ] adj 1.) pathological behaviour or feelings happen regularly, and are strong, unreasonable, and impossible to control ▪ a pathological hatred of women ▪ a pathological liar 2.) a mental or physical… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pathological — adjective 1 pathological behaviour or feelings happen regularly, are unreasonable, and impossible to control: a pathological liar | a pathological hatred of women 2 a mental or physical condition that is pathological is caused by disease 3… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pathological — pathologically, adv. /path euh loj i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to pathology. 2. caused by or involving disease; morbid. 3. caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition: a pathological liar. 4. dealing with diseases: a… …   Universalium

  • pathological — adj. Pathological is used with these nouns: ↑aversion, ↑condition, ↑gambler, ↑gambling, ↑jealousy, ↑liar …   Collocations dictionary


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