December 29th, 2016

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Word of the Day 12/29/16 Bathos

Bathos (noun)
bathos [bey-thos, -thaws, -thohs]

1. a ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the commonplace; anticlimax.
2. insincere pathos; sentimentality; mawkishness.
3. triteness or triviality in style.

Can be confused

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2. maudlinness, tearfulness; mush, gush, schmaltz.
3. insipidity, inanity.

Origin: 1630-40; < Greek: depth

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