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Origin of pathos
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pathosbathos, pathos
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Example sentences from the Web for pathos
The leaked text messages added an element of pathos to the already rich narrative of the trip.One night in Cancun: Ted Cruz’s disastrous decision to go on vacation during Texas storm crisis|Ashley Parker|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Yet there’s only so much Mulligan can do here, and the movie’s early focus on cleansing revenge ultimately takes a backseat to dime-store psychology and utilitarian pathos.Promising Young Woman Starts with a Cathartic Blast. Then It Gets Bogged Down With Cynicism|Stephanie Zacharek|January 15, 2021|Time
It’s a fitting accolade for the show’s behind-the-camera host, who infuses his coverage of mundane topics — ranging from small talk to making risotto — with humor, pathos and money quotes from New Yorkers.8 hidden TV gems you might have missed (or forgotten about) in 2020|Bethonie Butler|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.
This movie and the novel are a beautiful blend of pathos and comedy.Sherman Alexie on His New Film, the Redskins, and Why It's OK to Laugh at His Work|William O’Connor|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Braff is striving to convey a poignant blend of pathos and humor here, but his sort of striving is a form of cheating.
And the first two episodes were directed by Peter Berg of Friday Night Lights, who is a master of small-town pathos.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once edgily shocking, the show now feels rich with pathos and poignancy.
There are others who disclose a special susceptibility to the more simple effects of pathos.Children's Ways|James Sully
He is a funny figure, you say; but, by your leave, it seems to me that he is only a figure of a very great pathos.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Thomas Westfield died; a learned English divine, whose eloquence and pathos procured him the appellation of the weeping prophet.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Few poets have united as he has, delicate pathos and comic force, pure rêverie and the sense of the grotesque.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
There was a touching pathos in Jakey's voice as he sang, and it was intensified when he asked, "Doan' you 'member me, honey?"The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes