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magniloquence

magniloquence

noun mag·nil·o·quence \mag-ˈni-lə-kwən(t)s\

Definition of MAGNILOQUENCE

:  the quality or state of being magniloquent

Examples of MAGNILOQUENCE

  1. <he's prone to fits of maudlin magniloquence when he's drunk>

Origin of MAGNILOQUENCE

Latin magniloquentia, from magniloquus magniloquent, from magnus + loqui to speak
First Known Use: circa 1623

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