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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

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

What I am looking for... is an immobile movement, something which would be the equivalent of what is called the eloquence of silence, or what St. John of the Cross, I think it was, described with the term 'mute music'.
Joan Miro
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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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