noun el·o·quence \ˈe-lə-kwən(t)s\

: the ability to speak or write well and in an effective way

Full Definition of ELOQUENCE

:  discourse marked by force and persuasiveness; also :  the art or power of using such discourse
:  the quality of forceful or persuasive expressiveness

Examples of ELOQUENCE

  1. The senator's eloquence is well known.
  2. She spoke with eloquence on the need for better schools.

First Known Use of ELOQUENCE

14th century
ELOQUENCE Defined for Kids


noun el·o·quence \ˈe-lə-kwəns\

Definition of ELOQUENCE for Kids

:  speaking or writing that is forceful and convincing
:  the ability to speak or write with force and in a convincing way


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