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Declamatory meaning

declamatory - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Pertaining to declamation; treated in the manner of a rhetorician; as, a declamatory theme.
  2. 2. Characterized by rhetorical display; pretentiously rhetorical; without solid sense or argument; bombastic; noisy; as, a declamatory way or style.
  3. 3. Pertaining to, or characterized by, rhetorical speech.
  4. 4. Rhetorical.

declamatory - examples of usage

  1. Its importance and effect, particularly in recitative and declamatory singing, are analogous to the importance and effect of emphasis in spoken language. - "Style in Singing", W. E. Haslam.
  2. The whole force of revived Hellenism was concentrated in this declamatory skill. - "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
  3. " So, assuredly, would any patriot or any true friend of France," said the Minister, in his best declamatory manner. - "The Last Hope", Henry Seton Merriman.
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