GRE Word List

PATHOS

tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings; Ex. pathos that runs through the novel

The meaning of the word pathos is tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings; Ex. pathos that runs through the novel.

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