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Meaning of ENUNCIATION

Pronunciation:  i`nunsee'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
 

ENUNCIATION is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: diction
 
 See Also: articulation, mumbling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*nun`ci*a"tion\ (?; 277), n. [L. enuntiatio,
-ciatio.]
1. The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making
   known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation
   of an important truth.

         By way of interpretation and enunciation. --Jer.
                                               Taylor.

2. Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards
   fullness and distinctness or articulation; as, to speak
   with a clear or impressive enunciation.

3. That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a
   proposition is expressed; an announcement; a formal
   declaration; a statement.

         Every intelligible enunciation must be either true
         or false.                             --A. Clarke.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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