HyperDic: pathetic_fallacy

English > 1 sense of the expression pathetic fallacy:
NOUNcognitionpathetic fallacythe fallacy of attributing human feelings to inanimate objects
English > pathetic fallacy: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe fallacy of attributing human feelings to inanimate objects; 'the friendly sun' is an example of the pathetic fallacy.
Broaderfallacy, false beliefA misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
Spanishfalacia patética

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