a ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the commonplace; anticlimax.
insincere pathos; sentimentality; mawkishness.
triteness or triviality in style.
- bathos , pathos
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British Dictionary definitions for bathos
a sudden ludicrous descent from exalted to ordinary matters or style in speech or writing
insincere or excessive pathos
the lowest point; nadir
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