bathetic definition by Webster's New World
characterized by bathos
Origin: ; from bathos by analogy with pathetic
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- bathetically adverb
bathetic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Characterized by bathos. See Synonyms at sentimental.
Origin: Probably blend of bathos and pathetic.
- ba·thetˈi·cal·ly adverb