Definition of 'bathos'
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Thoroughly unseemly," and those adjectives, so well-worn by an earlier generation of clergymen, added an air of bathos to.ULTIMATE PRIZES TESTIMONIES
The sheer bathos of their behaviour was so absurd that I began to laugh but of course this made them more nervous than ever.ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
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