Translation of "bathos" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bathosnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbeɪ.θɒs/ us /ˈbeɪ.θɑːs/ literary

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

(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)

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