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synonyms for pathos

  • emotion
  • passion
  • poignancy
  • desolation
  • feeling
  • plaintiveness
  • poignance
  • sentiment
  • pitiableness
  • pitifulness
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antonyms for pathos

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  • cheer
  • glee
  • happiness
  • joy
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How to use pathos in a sentence

Hall is another highlight, endowing an underwritten woman-scorned character with some real pathos.
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They all moved from plot point to plot point and from pathos to comedy with few punches or punchlines landing.
ATYPICAL FELL SHORT AS BOTH AUTISTIC REPRESENTATION AND ENTERTAINMENT. AT LEAST IT WAS ECLIPSED DURING ITS OWN TIMESARAH KURCHAKJULY 16, 2021TIME
In the celebrated mad scene concluding the first act, for example, once she is stricken she is totally enveloped by the pathos of her situation.
CARLA FRACCI, A REIGNING STAR OF 20TH-CENTURY BALLET, DIES AT 84EMILY LANGERMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The shock value is high, but so is the level of pathos imbued in Krauze’s text.
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Everywhere DakhaBrakha has played, fans have rhapsodized about the joy and pathos in their music.
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The leaked text messages added an element of pathos to the already rich narrative of the trip.
ONE NIGHT IN CANCUN: TED CRUZ’S DISASTROUS DECISION TO GO ON VACATION DURING TEXAS STORM CRISISASHLEY PARKERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet there’s only so much Mulligan can do here, and the movie’s early focus on cleansing revenge ultimately takes a backseat to dime-store psychology and utilitarian pathos.
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN STARTS WITH A CATHARTIC BLAST. THEN IT GETS BOGGED DOWN WITH CYNICISMSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
It’s a fitting accolade for the show’s behind-the-camera host, who infuses his coverage of mundane topics — ranging from small talk to making risotto — with humor, pathos and money quotes from New Yorkers.
8 HIDDEN TV GEMS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (OR FORGOTTEN ABOUT) IN 2020BETHONIE BUTLERJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are others who disclose a special susceptibility to the more simple effects of pathos.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He is a funny figure, you say; but, by your leave, it seems to me that he is only a figure of a very great pathos.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
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WORDS RELATED TO PATHOS

  • abasement
  • anticlimax
  • cadence
  • comedown
  • debasement
  • decadence
  • decline
  • degradation
  • discomfiture
  • down
  • downcome
  • downfall
  • lapse
  • pathos
  • slump
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