HyperDic: pathos

English > 3 senses of the word pathos:
NOUNattributepathos, poignancya quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
feelingpathos, commiseration, pity, rutha feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
communicationpathosa style that has the power to evoke feelings
pathos > pronunciation
Soundspey'thaas
Rhymesalbatross ... semigloss: 20 rhymes with aas...
English > pathos: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow).
Example"the film captured all the pathos of their situation"
Synonympoignancy
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Spanishpatetismo
English > pathos: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others.
Synonymscommiseration, pity, ruth
Broadersympathy, fellow feelingSharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
Spanishcompasión, conmiseración, lástima, pena, piedad
Catalancommiseració, compassió, pietat
Adjectivespatheticdeserving or inciting pity
English > pathos: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA style that has the power to evoke feelings.
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Spanishpathos

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