Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / grandiloquence
FEEDBACK
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essary, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

USE grandiloquence IN A SENTENCE

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

QUIZZES

Prove That You’re A Word Of The Day Nonesuch–Ace This Quiz!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Then he made a lamentable effort to deliver himself of fulminations after the manner of the Chief's grandiloquence.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
It has the terseness of the French, without the grandiloquence of the Spanish, being derived directly from the Latin.
But the Colonel's reserved and persistent grandiloquence finally got the better of the other's inclination to banter.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
He is of the same semi-classic school as Quintana, and like him devoted to artistic excellence and lyric grandiloquence.
Here lies the distinction between grandiloquence and genuine fancy or bold imaginativeness.
The style is that of an African of the 5th century, full of grandiloquence, metaphors and strange words.
The former quotation gives, it may be incidentally mentioned, a good example of Herr Duehring's axiomatic grandiloquence.
And the grandiloquence of Sharvilaka's Sanskrit in the satirical portion of the third act I have endeavored to imitate.
THE LITTLE CLAY CART(ATTRIBUTED TO) KING SHUDRAKA
His mother's never-ceasing worldly cares on such subjects perhaps demanded that a little grandiloquence should be opposed to them.
DOCTOR THORNEANTHONY TROLLOPE
When we handed him the letter from the prefecto he was quite unable to make aught of its grandiloquence.

WORDS RELATED TO GRANDILOQUENCE

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

WORD OF THE DAY

oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION