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The diction is simple, the humor is soft and his subjects deal with the relatable details of daily life.

Classical allusions, poetical turns of phrase, antique diction, recondite words.

The prime minister has also reportedly paid for diction lessons to smooth out her rough Neapolitan accent.

This is yet another masterpiece, even though the tone and diction are all wrong, and the proportions totally off.

There was a British woman with a mike who sounded smarter than everyone else, due to her Oxford diction.

But give me a comprehensive idea of the place, in your own inimitable unvarnished diction.

Cibber almost new wrote the whole, and the last act was entirely his in conduct, sentiment and diction.

The critics say that his sublimity of diction is sometimes carried to an extreme, so that his language becomes inflated.

Tragedy is a drama in which the diction is dignified, the movement impressive, and the ending unhappy.

He loved a correct and classic diction, and never underrated style, so long as style was not an excuse for poverty of thought.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diction, such as: eloquence, fluency, inflection, intonation, phrasing, and pronunciation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.