Demosthenean

adjective
De·​mos·​the·​ne·​an | \ də̇¦mästhə¦nēən, (ˈ)dē¦- \
variants: or Demosthenian \ ¦dēməs¦thēn-​ , ¦dem-​ \

Definition of Demosthenean

: demosthenic a species of Demosthenean eloquence

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History and Etymology for Demosthenean

Demosthenes †322b.c. Greek orator + English -ean, -ian

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“Demosthenean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Demosthenean. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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