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pathological

adjective (NOT CONTROLLED)    /ˌpæθ.əˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/ informal
(of a person) unable to control part of their behaviour; unreasonable: I've got a pathological fear of heights. Anthony's a pathological liar.Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality pathologically     /-kəl.i/ adverb Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personalityMedical studies and the people who study them
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