Hi Members ~
I will try to add a new word each day BUT I gotta tell you that there may be a day or two that I miss. By all means anyone else wish to Post a Word for the Day, no one says we can't have multiple Words of the Day ... The Words I post will be randomly selected with no relationship to each other.
Today's Word :
pa·thos ( p³“th¼s”, -thôs ”) n.
1. A quality, as of an experience or a work of art, that arouses feelings of pity, sympathy, tenderness, or sorrow. 2. The feeling, as of sympathy or pity, so aroused. [Greek suffering; See k w ent(h)- in Indo-European Roots.] k w ent(h)-. Important derivatives are: pathetic pathos sympathy To suffer. I 1. Suffixed form *k w enth-es-. NEPENTHE , from Greek penthos , grief. 2. Zero-grade form *k w öth-.PATHETIC , PATHO- , PATHOS , -PATHY ; APATHY , ( PATHOGNOMONIC ), SYMPATHY , from Greek pathos , suffering, passion, emotion, feelings. [ Pokorny k ø enth- 641. ]