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Definition of Eloquent

Eloquent

  1. Having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher.
  2. Adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury.

Eloquent Quotations

Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
Aldous Huxley

Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
Thomas Hobbes

When I wear high heels I have a great vocabulary and I speak in paragraphs. I'm more eloquent. I plan to wear them more often.
Meg Ryan

Music fills in for words a lot of the time when people don't know what to say, and I think music can be more eloquent than words.
Bono

Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart.
William Jennings Bryan
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Eloquent Translations

eloquent in Dutch is welsprekend
eloquent in Italian is facondo
eloquent in Latin is facundus, eloquens
eloquent in Spanish is elocuente
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