Meaning of “bathos” in the English Dictionary

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"bathos" in British English

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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

(Definition of “bathos” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)