an instance of oratory
"he delivered an oration on the decline of family values"
a formal ceremonial speech
Origin: oratio. Cognate with orison.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-rā′shun, n. a public speech of a formal character: an eloquent speech.—n. Oratiun′cle, a brief speech. [Fr.,—L. oratio—orāre, to pray.]
The numerical value of oration in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of oration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated a people and touched the soul of a nation. (Funeral oration for Martin Luther King, Sr.)
It is often an own growth opportunity seeking occasion for everyone on the dais by sneakily praising one another only in their oration under the shelter of felicitation or farewell function for someone.
If a person listens routinely to the sermon but doesn’t show the commensurate good change in own daily action, then the fact is s/he is actually not hearing anything of the spiritual master’s oration.
The crowd goes to see the inauguration but what they largely find lengthy oration, flowery felicitation and flattering admiration of one another amongst the key dignitaries in their speech from the stage.
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