- displaying or characterized by bathos: the bathetic emotionalism of soap operas.
Origin of bathetic
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Historical Examples of bathetic
The man spoke earnestly, but a third person and extraneous hearer could hardly avoid being struck by the bathetic conclusion.Rhoda Fleming, Complete
To esteem a man in inverse ratio to the amount of remarkable blood he has inherited is, to say the least, bathetic.The Soul of the Far East
- containing or displaying bathos