What does bathetic mean?

Definitions for batheticbəˈθɛt ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bathetic.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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