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pathos

169 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[pˈe͡ɪθɒs], [pˈe‍ɪθɒs], [p_ˈeɪ_θ_ɒ_s]

Synonyms for Pathos:

pathos (noun)

Ruth, commiseration, pity, poignancy.

Other synonyms and related words:

Sultan of Swat, accent, affected sadness, affection, ardour, bathos, befuddled, bemused, benevolence, bewildered, bitterness, bleakness, caring, chagrin, charity, cheerlessness, chord, clemency, comfortlessness, compassion, concern, condolence, consciousness, corn, corniness, deep sense, depression, depth, descent, desolation, disabled, discomfort, disgrace, dismalness, disoriented, distress, distressfulness, dreariness, drippiness, echo, emotion, emotionalism, empathy, endurance, experience, expression, expressive style, expressiveness, favor, favour, feeble, feeling, feeling of pity, forbearance, forgiveness, gooeyness, grace, grief, grief and indignation, grievousness, gushiness, handicapped, heaviness, heaviness of heart, heavy heart, heavyheartedness, helpless, hopeless, humanity, humiliation, ickiness, identification, impotent, impression, inspiration, insult, intensity, intonation, involvement, irretrievable, joylessness, kindness, lamentability, lamentation, leniency, loudness, love, maudlinism, mawkishness, mercy, mitigation, modesty, mournfulness, mushiness, nostalgia, note, nuance, over-emotionalism, pain, painfulness, pardon, passion, pathetic quality, pitiability, pitiableness, pitifulness, plaintiveness, poignance, powerless, preoccupied, quarter, regrettableness, relating, relief, reprieve, reproach, response, responsiveness, romanticism, sadheartedness, sadness, scandal, schmaltz, schmaltziness, self-pity, sensation, sensitivity, sentiment, sentimentality, shading, shame, sharing, sharpness, sloppiness, slushiness, sob story, softness, soppiness, sorrow, sorrowfulness, spirit, stickiness, sufferance, suffering, supportance, sweetness, sympathetic chord, sympathetic response, sympathy, tackiness, tearfulness, tenderness, tolerance, tone, touch, unable, vibes, vibration, vibrations, weak, weepiness, woebegoneness, woefulness, yuckiness, yukkiness.

Quotes for Pathos:

  1. His father watched him across the gulf of years and pathos which always must divide a father from his son. John Phillips Marquand.
  2. This is real human drama, we're not creating some amusement park ride for the summer. Even though the movie is really exciting to watch, it's got a real pathos behind it. John C. Reilly.
  3. I am a big fan of the TV series Taxi which combined comedy and pathos better than any other show I've seen. Douglas Wood.
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