Definition of Bathos Overdone or treacly attempts to inspire pathos. | (now uncommon) Depth. | (literature, the arts) Risible failure on the part of a work of art to properly affect its audience, particularly owing to
How to use Bathos in Sentences?
- 1. There may be a still deeper descent; but that is bathos sufficient for any lover of his species. 🔊
- 2. But the actual descriptions of the process in the Reimerdes case smack more of bathos than terror. 🔊
- 3. For that brief flash the reporter had been lifted out of his bathos and tawdriness into a clearer element. 🔊
- 4. Two gentlemen who had all but reached the smug bathos of a mutual admiration society turned astonished eyes at the intruder. 🔊