• Definition for "pathetic fallacy"
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pathetic fallacy definition

  • noun:
    • The attribution of real human feelings or traits to inanimate objects or even to nature; like, annoyed clouds; a cruel wind.
    • one in logical argumentation which consists in treating inanimate things or principles like these were people, for-instance having ideas or feelings.
    • the fallacy of attributing individual feelings to inanimate things; `the friendly sunshine' is a good example of the pathetic fallacy
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