Dictionary-Definition.com

Definitions of 'Pathic'

Definition of 'Pathic'
From: GCIDE
Pathic \Path"ic\ (p[a^]th"[i^]c), n. [L. pathicus, Gr. paqiko`s, passive, fr. paqei^n, pa`schei^n, to suffer] A male who submits to the crime against nature; a catamite. [R.] --B. Jonson. Note: The term "crime against nature" to refer to homosexual activity is now (2002) seldom used except by religious conservatives. It was in the 1913 Webster, and is left here for historical purposes. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Pathic'
From: GCIDE
Pathic \Path"ic\, a. [Gr. paqiko`s.] Passive; suffering. [1913 Webster]
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Dictionary Definition More
©2022 Dictionary-Definition.com. All rights reserved.