Definition Of pathos

noun

a quality that evokes pity or sadness.

the actor injects his customary humor and pathos into the role

Example Of pathos

  • At the very least, he needs to have some pathos to show one or two human qualities.

  • But these moments of pathos are redundant in what is probably the most breathlessly exuberant movie yet made.

  • Filled with pathos and grandeur, they demand to be seen in the flesh.

  • He combines the right amount of pathos , surrealism and humour to make the script work.

  • He gives humanity and pathos to a character that a lesser actor might turn into a complete buffoon.


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