pathopoeia

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek παθοποιία ‎(pathopoiía); πάθος ‎(páthos, passion) + ποιέω ‎(poiéō, make).

NounEdit

pathopoeia ‎(uncountable)

  1. (music) The arousing of emotion in someone who hears music; a passage designed to arouse emotions
  2. (rhetoric) Speech that moves hearers emotionally, especially as the speaker attempts to elicit an emotional response by way of demonstrating his/her own feelings.

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