of or relating to rhetoric
"accepted two or three verbal and rhetorical changes I suggested"- W.A.White; "the rhetorical sin of the meaningless variation"- Lewis Mumford
given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
"mere rhetorical frippery"
Part of or similar to rhetoric, which is the use of language as a means to persuade.
A rhetorical question, for example, is one used merely to make a point, with no response expected.
Not earnest, or presented only for the purpose of an argument
Origin: From rhetoricus, from ῥητορικός.
of or pertaining to rhetoric; according to, or exhibiting, rhetoric; oratorical; as, the rhetorical art; a rhetorical treatise; a rhetorical flourish
Origin: [L. rhetoricus, Gr. . See Rhetoric.]
The numerical value of rhetorical in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of rhetorical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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