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pathos

pa·thos

pathos

 
 
pronunciation:
peI thas [or] peI thaws [or] peI thos [or] pae thos
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quality in life or art that evokes pity, sadness, or compassion.
The film is serious and filled with pathos, and yet the viewer comes away with a sense of hopefulness.
definition 2: pity or sorrow.
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The word pathos contains the following part:
path, patho, -pathic, -pathy Greek root that means suffer, feel; disease