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Greek Root 23 (Path) Vocab

Vocab from Chapter 4 (Words Derived from Greek), Root 23 (Path) in Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student
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path (patho, pathy)
feeling, suffering
disease
antipathy
aversion; dislike
apathy
lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or excitement; indifference
empathy
complete understanding of another's feelings, motives, etc.
pathetic
arousing pity
pathos
quality in drama, speech, literature, music, or events that arouses a feeling of pity or sadness
sympathy
sharing of another's trouble; compassion
telepathy
transference of the thoughts and feelings of one person to another by no apparent means of communication
homeopathy
treatment of disease with minute doses of a remedy that, if given in massive doses to healthy persons, would produce effects like those of the disease
osteopath
practitioner of osteopathy
osteopathy
treatment of diseases by manipulation of bones, muscles, nerves, etc.
pathogenic
causing disease
pathological
due to disease
psychopathic
pertaining to mental illness
insane