elocution definition

  • noun:
    • the skill of presenting and public speaking which gesture, singing manufacturing, and distribution tend to be emphasized.
    • a mode or method of talking, particularly in community.
    • the skill of presenting and public speaking with expert control over gesture and vocals, etc.
    • Utterance by-speech.
    • Oratorical or expressive delivery, like the graces of intonation, gesture, etc.; design or method of talking or reading-in general public.
    • Suitable and impressive writing or design; eloquent diction.
    • The manner of talking in public areas; the skill of proper distribution in speaking or reading; the art which teaches the proper use of the sound, gesture, etc., in public speaking.
    • Eloquence in style or delivery; efficient utterance or phrase.
    • Speech; the ability or work of talking.
    • Synonyms Elocution, Delivery. These words are quite separate of their derivation. Elocution has actually narrowed its definition (see quote from E. Porter, above), and has broadened it to take in gesture. They've been today simply the same, addressing physical carriage and gesture plus the use of the sound. Elocution often seems much more manifestly a matter of art than distribution. See oratory.
    • a specialist manner of speaking involving control of vocals and motion
    • the skill of speaking in public in which motion, singing production, and delivery tend to be emphasized.
    • A style or types of talking, particularly in general public.
    • The art of speaking in public with expert control over gesture and vocals, etc.
    • Utterance by-speech.
    • Oratorical or expressive delivery, like the graces of intonation, gesture, etc.; style or method of talking or reading-in public.
    • Suitable and impressive writing or style; eloquent diction.
    • the way of talking in public areas; the art of proper delivery in speaking or reading; the art which teaches the correct use of the sound, gesture, etc., in public conversing.
    • Eloquence any way you like or delivery; effective utterance or phrase.
    • Speech; the ability or work of talking.
    • Synonyms Elocution, Delivery. These words can be separate of the derivation. Elocution has narrowed its definition (see quotation from E. Porter, above), and has broadened it to take in gesture. They truly are now simply the exact same, addressing bodily carriage and gesture plus the use of the voice. Elocution often appears more manifestly a matter of art than delivery. See oratory.
    • a specialist method of speaking involving control over vocals and motion

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