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Characterized by bathos.

[Probably blend of bathos and pathetic.]

ba·thet′i·cal·ly adv.


formal in a bathetic fashion
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The 2006 World Cup became known -- somewhat bathetically -- as the "summer fairy tale.
Ironically, in Behan's play it is the prostitute Ropeen who fetishises her botanic symbol of middle-class conformity, just as Dunlavin in The Quare Fellow bathetically shined his Tittle bit of china'--a prison chamber pot--at his cell door.
And we could do much worse than to begin, bathetically, with the preeminent character of this type recently featured on network television, Regional Manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, PA, Michael Scott.
The stunning victory was followed immediately, bathetically, by an equalling stunning defeat.
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Campaign chairman Roger Lewis enthused the crowd with a speech that combined a revivalist cadence with eclectic allusions to Winston Churchill and, somewhat bathetically, to Iain Duncan Smith.