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Definition 1: triteness or triviality of style - [noun denoting communication]

(bathos is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

Definition 2: a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for bathos in the sense of this definition

(bathos is a kind of ...) the last section of a communication

"in conclusion I want to say..."

(... is part of bathos) a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events

"he writes stories for the magazines"

Definition 3: insincere pathos - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for bathos in the sense of this definition

(bathos is a kind of ...) extravagant or affected feeling or emotion

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