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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

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
Blaise Pascal

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

Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
David Hume

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

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