parrhesia

noun
par·​rhe·​sia | \ paˈrēzh(ē)ə \
plural -s

Definition of parrhesia

: boldness or freedom of speech

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History and Etymology for parrhesia

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

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“Parrhesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parrhesia. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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