Definitions for batheticbəˈθɛt ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
characterized by bathos.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of bathetic:
1825–35; bath (os ) + -etic , on the model of pathetic
bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy(adj)
effusively or insincerely emotional
"a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
Characterized by or pertaining to bathos.
having the character of bathos
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