Synonyms for elocution
- public speaking
- voice culture
- voice production
Antonyms for elocution
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELOCUTION
Lafontaine had conviction and self-assurance, but his elocution was very bad for poetry.
I told her I was about to lecture and was on my way to take lessons in elocution.
I'll furnish the elocution if you'll bring the bombs and guns!
I had not seen Francis Ardry since the day I had seen him taking lessons in elocution.
There was no oratory about it, in the ordinary sense of that word; no graces of elocution.
Prince Vasili himself, famed for his elocution, was to read it.
Elocution masters had said certainly not; but they had done him no good.
I hated "elocution" drill in class, I relied on "inspiration."
It improves a boy's elocution a great deal more than driving oxen.
His elocution was handsome, his address easy, polite, and insinuating.
mid-15c., from Late Latin elocutionem (nominative elocutio) "voice production, manner of expression," in classical Latin, "oratorical expression," noun of action from past participle stem of eloqui "speak out" (see eloquence).