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Definition of the adjective bathetic
What does bathetic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- effusively or insincerely emotional
Alternative definition of the adjective bathetic
- Characterized by or pertaining to bathos.
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The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler
bathetic, bathetic. These are made in imitation of pathetic, chaotic ; but pathetic is not analogous, & chaotic is itself irregular. An adjective for bathos is, however, almost a necessity to the literary critic, & the ...
by Peter Auger
by Chris Baldick
Adjective: bathetic. beast. fable. The commonest typeof*fable, in which animals and birds speak and behave like human beings in a short tale usually illustrating some moral point.The fables attributed to Aesop (6th century bce) ...
by Jana Ranson
balletic, bathetic, cosmetic, emetic, frenetic, 86.
by Robert R. Watson
Hughes's language was deplored, itslack of lyricism, itsflat colloquialisms, the bathetic endings to poems suchas "Crow and theBirds" ("Crow spraddledheaddown in the beachgarbage, guzzling adropped ice cream") or"A Horrible Religious ...
by Rajni Sehgal
without creating a bathetic or ridiculous effect. Virgil or Vergil [Publius ...
by Oxford University Press
antithetic, apathetic, apologetic, arithmetic, ascetic, athletic, balletic, bathetic, cosmetic, cybernetic, diabetic, dietetic, diuretic, electromagnetic, emetic, ...
by Dr. Baljit Singh
bathetic a. characterised by bathos bathos n. anticlimax. batman [p/. batmen) n. a military officer's servant. baton n a slender stick; (music) the wand used by a conductor ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
blossom, decline, develop, grown-up, outgrow, overdue, payable, ripened 8 progress 9 developed, full-blown, full-grown combining form: 3 tel 4 tele, telo maudlin 5 mushy, silly 6 addled, slushy, sticky 7 fuddled, mawkish, muddled 8 bathetic ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
\e-shan\ see etion1 etic1 \ët-ik\ thetic acetic, docetic etic2 \et-ik\ etic, thetic aesthetic, ascetic, athletic, balletic, bathetic, cosmetic, docetic, eidetic, emetic, frenetic, gametic, genetic, hermetic, kinetic, limnetic, magnetic, mimetic, noetic, Ossetic, ...
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Collins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)
by Rosalind Fergusson
Derek, derrick, Eric, ferric, Herrick, Merrick, redbrick, Cedric, Ettrick, metric, Prestwick, Sedgewick, Fenwick, Chetnik, ethnic, Selznick, Beswick, Keswick, Belgic, * alembic, prophetic, bathetic, pathetic, balletic, phonetic, acetic, ascetic, athletic, ...
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Scrabble value of B3A1T1H4E1T1I1C3
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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