Pronunciation: (bā'thos, -thôs, -thōs), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/bathos.html on line 71 [key]
1. a ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the commonplace; anticlimax.
2. insincere pathos; sentimentality; mawkishness.
3. triteness or triviality in style.
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