epideictic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or related to rhetoric of service, declamation, and demonstration, usually the rhetoric of funerals along with other formal activities. Among the three branches, or "species" (eidē), of rhetoric as outlined by Aristotle.
    • offering to show forth, describe, or exhibit; -- applied by the Greeks to a type of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to sway.
    • created primarily for rhetorical show
    • Of or related to rhetoric of ceremony, declamation, and demonstration, most frequently the rhetoric of funerals alongside formal activities. One of many three branches, or "species" (eidē), of rhetoric as outlined by Aristotle.
    • Serving to show forth, explain, or exhibit; -- applied because of the Greeks to a kind of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to sway.
    • designed mainly for rhetorical show
    • Of or pertaining to rhetoric of service, declamation, and demonstration, most often the rhetoric of funerals as well as other formal events. Among the three limbs, or "species" (eidē), of rhetoric as outlined by Aristotle.
    • providing to show forth, describe, or display; -- applied because of the Greeks to a kind of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to persuade.
    • designed mainly for rhetorical display
    • Of or pertaining to rhetoric of ceremony, declamation, and demonstration, most often the rhetoric of funerals and other formal events. One of the three branches, or "species" (eidē), of rhetoric as outlined by Aristotle.
    • Serving showing forth, explain, or exhibit; -- used because of the Greeks to a type of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to sway.
    • designed mostly for rhetorical display
  • others:
    • See epidictic, epidictical.
    • See epidictic, epidictical.
    • See epidictic, epidictical.
    • See epidictic, epidictical.

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