Once edgily shocking, the show now feels rich with pathos and poignancy.
Our ambitious activists of all stripes have just about sucked the last drop of pathos out of “raising awareness.”
Russo is no Nabokov, to be sure, but if the comedy here is clumsier, and the language less balletic, the pathos is no less real.
And the disclosure that Abedin is pregnant added an overlay of pathos to the seamy tale.
Projected in slow motion, however, and without sound, these wind-blown moments seem tinged with nobility and pathos.
There was intensity and pathos in the question, and trouble in the gentle eyes.
In all English-speaking countries marriage is an object of pathos.
And if she had seen any pathos in it she wouldn't have married it.
She touched the little ears with a smile that had pathos in it.
His story is fraught with energy, with success, with pathos, and with tragedy.
"quality that arouses pity or sorrow," 1660s, from Greek pathos "suffering, feeling, emotion, calamity," literally "what befalls one," related to paskhein "to suffer," and penthos "grief, sorrow;" from PIE root *kwent(h)- "to suffer, endure" (cf. Old Irish cessaim "I suffer," Lithuanian kenčiu "to suffer," pakanta "patience").