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1. pathos

noun. ['ˈpeɪθɑːs'] a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow).

Synonyms

  • poignancy

Antonyms

  • mercilessness
  • wholesomeness

Etymology

  • πάθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πάσχω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Pathos

  • ethos

How do you pronounce pathos?

Pronounce pathos as ˈpeɪθɑs.

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Sentences with pathos


1. Noun, singular or mass
That kind of diction is more useful for pathos than for logos.

2. Adjective
Having established character and credentials, the second type of persuasion is pathos.

2. pathos

noun. ['ˈpeɪθɑːs'] a style that has the power to evoke feelings.

Synonyms

  • style

Antonyms

  • generality
  • fruitfulness

Etymology

  • πάθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πάσχω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. pathos

noun. ['ˈpeɪθɑːs'] a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others.

Synonyms

  • fellow feeling
  • commiseration
  • pity
  • sympathy

Antonyms

  • fidelity
  • worthlessness
  • infidelity
  • unfaithfulness

Etymology

  • πάθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πάσχω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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