To not be apathetic
, as the a- in apathy negates the root "pathos
So to say, to have emotions, care, feel sympathy/empathy, and show interest.
Often confused to mean that something deserves pity.
Girl: Gimme back my purse!
Bully: haha! Whatcha gonna do about it?
Guy: knock it off!
(school counselor hears this)
(guy punches bully I'm split second that counselor isn't looking)
girl: thank you! That was very brave.
Counselor: good job kid! That was very pathetic of you!
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