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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bathetic  \Ba*thet"ic\,  a. 
  Having  the  character  of  bathos.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bathetic 
  adj  :  effusively  or  insincerely  emotional;  "a  bathetic  novel"; 
  "maudlin  expressons  of  sympathy";  "mushy  effusiveness"; 
  "a  schmaltzy  song";  "sentimental  soap  operas";  "slushy 
  poetry"  [syn:  {maudlin},  {mawkish},  {mushy},  {schmaltzy}, 
  {schmalzy},  {sentimental},  {slushy}] 




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