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Definition of Eloquence

Eloquence

  1. Fluent, forcible, elegant, and persuasive speech in public; the power of expressing strong emotions in striking and appropriate language either spoken or written, thereby producing conviction or persuasion.
  2. Fig.: Whatever produces the effect of moving and persuasive speech.
  3. That which is eloquently uttered or written.

Eloquence Quotations

I promised myself that I would write as well as I can, tell the truth, not to tell everything I know, but to make sure that everything I tell is true, as I understand it. And to use the eloquence which my language affords me.
Maya Angelou

Indeed, there is an eloquence in true enthusiasm that is not to be doubted.
Edgar Allan Poe

To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.
Bertrand Russell

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. - Martin Farquhar Tupper
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
Martin Farquhar Tupper

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Eloquence Translations

eloquence in German is Beredsamkeit
eloquence in Italian is eloquenza
eloquence in Latin is eloquentia
eloquence in Spanish is elocuencia

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