What is another word for bathos?

850 synonyms found


[ bˈaθə͡ʊz], [ bˈaθə‍ʊz], [ b_ˈa_θ_əʊ_z]

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How to use "Bathos" in context?

Bathos is a word used to describe the grotesque, the exaggerated and the ridiculous in art and literature. It is a quality that can add amusement, excitement and delight to a work of art or writing. Bathos can be found in works of fiction, drama and poetry. Often, it creates a dissonance or clash with realism that give works of art an extra layer of richness.

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