1. a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)

- the film captured all the pathos of their situation

Similar word(s): poignancy

Definition categories: attribute, quality

2. a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others

Similar word(s): commiseration, pity, ruth

Definition categories: feeling, sympathy

3. a style that has the power to evoke feelings

Definition categories: communication, style