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  • noundeep sadness
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Synonyms for pathos

noun deep sadness
  • emotion
  • passion
  • poignancy
  • desolation
  • feeling
  • plaintiveness
  • poignance
  • sentiment
  • pitiableness
  • pitifulness

Antonyms for pathos

  • cheer
  • glee
  • happiness
  • joy
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More words related to pathos

descent

noun. deterioration

feeling

noun. a state of mind, often strong

feelings

noun. a state of mind, often strong

heavy heart

noun. sad heart

poignancy

noun. emotion

sob story

noun. hard luck story
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.