What does eloquent mean?

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ˈɛl ə kwəntelo·quent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spokenadjective

    expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

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

Wiktionary

  1. eloquentadjective

    fluently persuasive and articulate

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

  2. eloquentadjective

    effective in expressing meaning by speech

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eloquentadjective

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

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

  2. Eloquentadjective

    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

    Etymology: [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. Jeb Bush:

    You're in a caucus state, which means that I hope I will be so brilliant and so eloquent and so high-energy, that you sign up for the caucuses in February.

  2. Barbara Bush:

    I may not be the most eloquent, but I learned early that eloquence won't draw oil from the ground, i may sometimes be a little awkward, but there's nothing self-conscious in my love of country. I am Barbara Bush -- but I hear the quiet people others don't.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    If my life were a fragrance, I would surely like her to smell like Petrichor, the exquisite eloquent earthy essence that is emitted from the dry thirsty ground; by Earth herself after her long awaited union with the first rain shower of the season.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Revenge is a gift from karma so that you cannot get out of the hands of karma, its vicious circle. This is an eloquent self-irony in which it is shown that you are no better than the enemy.

  5. Magha:

    A good man?s intellect is piercing, yet inflicts no wound; his actions are deliberate, yet bold; his heart is warm, but never burns; his speech is eloquent, yet ever true.

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