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Pathetic

Some people consider the effort put into retrieving the roots of words pathetic. Which is rather interesting since, “pathetic” itself roots in a Greek word. The word “pathetic” appeared in …

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Sympathy

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word sympathy was first introduced to the English language in 1579. You can follow the links to the Oxford Dictionary and Merriam-Webster Dictionary to …

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Antipathy

Antipathy is the antonym to the word “Sympathy“. Follow the link for a detailed study. Antipathy roots in the Greek word “αντιπάθεια”, read “antipathia”. The original Greek word is a …

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Pathos

Ethos, pathos and logos are the three styles of rhetoric. Indeed, all three of those words come from the Greek language, as does the word “rhetoric”. In fact, one could …

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