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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) The quality or character of those emotions, traits, or experiences which are personal, and therefore restricted and evanescent; transitory and idiosyncratic dispositions or feelings as distinguished from those which are universal and deep-seated in character; - opposed to ethos.

(2): ( n.) That quality or property of anything which touches the feelings or excites emotions and passions, esp., that which awakens tender emotions, such as pity, sorrow, and the like; contagious warmth of feeling, action, or expression; pathetic quality; as, the pathos of a picture, of a poem, or of a cry.

(3): ( n.) Suffering; the enduring of active stress or affliction.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia [2]

The name given to an expression of deep feeling, and calculated to excite similar feelings in others.