What does eloquent mean?

Definitions for eloquent
ˈɛl ə kwəntelo·quent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken(adj)

    expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

    "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"

Wiktionary

  1. eloquent(Adjective)

    fluently persuasive and articulate

  2. eloquent(Adjective)

    effective in expressing meaning by speech

  3. Origin: eloquens, present participle of eloqui, from e + loqui.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eloquent(adj)

    having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher

  2. Eloquent(adj)

    adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury

  3. Origin: [F. loquent, L. eloquens, -entis, p. pr. of eloqui to speak out, declaim; e + loqui to speak. See Loquacious.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eloquent

    el′o-kwent, adj. having the power of speaking with fluency, elegance, and force: containing eloquence: persuasive.—n. El′oquence, the utterance of strong emotion in correct, appropriate, expressive, and fluent language: the art which produces fine speaking: persuasive speech.—adv. El′oquently. [L. eloquens, -entis, pr.p. of eloqui.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eloquent in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eloquent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of eloquent in a Sentence

  1. Marcus Valerius Martialis:

    It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.

  2. Henry Fielding:

    Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.

  3. Morris Dees:

    The country has lost one of its most passionate and eloquent voices for the cause of justice.

  4. Baron Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett:

    It's tough watching a good idea lose because its backers are less eloquent or have less clout than its opponents.

  5. Morris Dees:

    With Julian's passing, the country has lost one of its most passionate and eloquent voices for the cause of justice.

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