Sentence Examples


  • His speech about saving the narwhal tugged at my heart-strings and was a perfect example of pathos.
  • The dramatic performance was rich in sad pathos and left the audience with teary eyes.
  • The pathos of the Children's Crusade of 1212 only nerved him to fresh efforts.
  • The tender, half-broken tones in which these words were said, the inexpressible pathos of his voice and manner, were never forgotten by those who heard that Wednesday morning speech.
  • (I) Tertullian was a man of great originality and genius, characterized by the deepest pathos, the liveliest fancy, and the most penetrating keenness, and was endowed with ability to appropriate and make use of all the methods of observation and speculation, and with the readiest wit.