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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

The notion of directing a film is the invention of critics - the whole eloquence of cinema is achieved in the editing room.
Orson Welles

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

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
Blaise Pascal

The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
Nicolas Chamfort

Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
Marshall McLuhan
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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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