- pathos: see sympathy
- pathos (n.)
- "quality that arouses pity or sorrow," 1660s, from Greek pathos "suffering, feeling, emotion, calamity," literally "what befalls one," related to paskhein "to suffer," and penthos "grief, sorrow;" from PIE root *kwent(h)- "to suffer, endure" (cognates: Old Irish cessaim "I suffer," Lithuanian kenčiu "to suffer," pakanta "patience").
- 1. The pathos of the situation brought tears to our eyes.
- 2. There is abundant pathos in her words.
- 3. Pathos has this quality , that It'seems ever addressed to one alone.
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- 4. With touching pathos he described the pangs of hunger.
- 5. The quite magnificence of his political pathos lay in this.
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