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They have become so disdainful of the essentials of political practice in a democratic society — a baseline attachment to the rule of law and honesty in political discourse — that they mock the very idea of accountability on these questions.

From Vox

She explained that it goes back a bit to the level of discourse.

Like WeChat WeiBo and there was a flourishing of online activity and online public discourse that caused the censorship systems to lag behind.

This week’s new normal of a well-produced Democratic National Convention was a first—no hot-air balloons and random speakers but also no impromptu discourse.

From Fortune

Take, for example, a recent paper that makes the case that the behavioral sciences can “promote truth, autonomy and democratic discourse online.”

His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.

Great American leaders have long contributed profound thoughts of tremendous consequence to the public discourse.

And his pitiless beliefs would be no stranger to the political discourse of today.

The dire fatalism that dominated the discourse then is gone, replaced largely with a practiced apathy.

Read today, the speech still vibrates with a passionate intensity rarely found in any contemporary political discourse.

But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?

Not a bit of it, replied the Dodger, stopping the subject of discourse as Mr. Chitling was about to reply.

Then they learn to discourse eloquently on the benefits of commerce, whilst in reality they are completely indifferent to it.

Let your articulation be easy, clear, correct in accent, and suited in tone and emphasis to your discourse.

The application of this text to the legend of the Assumption is obvious, and occupied the first division of the discourse.


On this page you'll find 160 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discourse, such as: communication, conversation, discussion, essay, lecture, and monologue.

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