Translation of "bathos" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

bathos

noun [ U ] uk us /ˈbeɪ.θɒs/ US  /-θɑːs/ literary

a sudden, especially not intended, change from a beautiful or important subject to a silly or very ordinary one

(修辞)突降法(指美好、庄重的内容突然变得平庸可笑的修辞手法) → Compare pathos

(Translation of “bathos” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)