Definitions for batheticbəˈθɛt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ba•thet•icbəˈθɛt ɪk(adj.)

  1. characterized by bathos.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of bathetic:

1825–35; bath (os ) + -etic , on the model of pathetic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. bathetic(Adjective)

    Characterized by or pertaining to bathos.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bathetic(adj)

    having the character of bathos


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