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 for bathetic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bathetic \Ba*thet"ic\, a.
     Having the character of bathos. [R.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bathetic
      adj 1: effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel";
             "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness";
             "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy
             poetry" [syn: bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin,
             mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy,
             sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy]

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