Pathopoeia meaning

(music) The arousing of emotion in someone who hears music; a passage designed to arouse emotions.
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(rhetoric) Speech that moves hearers emotionally, especially as the speaker attempts to elicit an emotional response by way of demonstrating his/her own feelings.
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Alternative spelling of pathopoeia.
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Origin of pathopoeia

  • From Ancient Greek παθοποιία (pathopoiia); πάθος (pathos, “passion”) + ποιέω (poieō, “make”).
    From Wiktionary