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 in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of magniloquence

Latin magniloquentia, from magniloquus magniloquent, from magnus + loqui to speak


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