Translation of "pathos" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈpeɪ.θɒs/ us /-θɑːs/ literary

the power of a person, situation, piece of writing, or work of art to cause feelings of sadness, especially because people feel sympathy

There’s a pathos in his performance which he never lets slide into sentimentality.

(Translation of “pathos” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)