W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
BathosBAY-thosPart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, mid 17th century
1(especially in a literary work) an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous.
 
Examples of Bathos in a sentence “The ridiculous climax left everyone with a deep sense of bathos.” “The avant-garde play left the audience in bathos and confusion.”