parrhesia

noun par·rhe·sia \paˈrēzh(ē)ə\

Definition of parrhesia

plural

-s

  1. :  boldness or freedom of speech

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Origin and Etymology of parrhesia

Medieval Latin, from Greek parrhēsia, from para- 1para- + -rhēsia (from rhēsis speech, speaking); akin to Greek eirein to say — more at word


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