Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of FLUENCY

Pronunciation:  'floounsee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being facile in speech and writing
  2. [n]  skillfulness in speaking or writing
  3. [n]  powerful and effective language

FLUENCY is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: articulateness, eloquence, volubility
 See Also: communicativeness, expressive style, skillfulness, style



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Flu"en*cy\, n. [L. fluentia: cf. F. fluence. See
The quality of being fluent; smoothness; readiness of
utterance; volubility.

      The art of expressing with fluency and perspicuity.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abundance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, amplitude, appropriateness, articulateness, Atticism, big mouth, candor, chasteness, chastity, chylifaction, chylification, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, cloud of words, comeliness, command, communicativeness, concourse, confluence, conflux, control, conversableness, copiousness, correctness, course, crosscurrent, current, defluxion, diffuseness, diffusion, diffusiveness, dignity, directness, discrimination, distinction, downflow, downpour, drift, driftage, ease, effortlessness, effusion, effusiveness, elegance, elegancy, eloquence, extravagance, exuberance, facility, fecundity, felicitousness, felicity, fertility, finish, fittingness, flow, flow of words, flowing, flowing periods, flowing tongue, fluent tongue, fluidity, fluidness, flux, flux de bouche, flux de paroles, flux of words, fluxility, fluxion, formlessness, frankness, garrulity, garrulousness, gassiness, gift of gab, glibness, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracility, gregariousness, gush, gushiness, gushing, inflow, juiciness, lactation, lactescence, limpidity, liquefaction, liquidness, logorrhea, long-windedness, loose tongue, loquaciousness, loquacity, lucidity, macrology, milkiness, mill run, millrace, moisture, naturalness, neatness, onrush, onward course, openness, outflow, outpour, overflow, palilogy, pellucidity, perspicuity, plainness, pleonasm, poetry, polish, prodigality, productivity, profuseness, profusion, prolificacy, prolificity, prolixity, propriety, purity, race, rampancy, rankness, redundancy, refinement, reiteration, reiterativeness, repetition for effect, repetitiveness, restraint, rheuminess, run, rush, sappiness, seemliness, serosity, set, simplicity, slickness, slush, smoothness, sociability, spate, spate of words, straightforwardness, stream, succulence, superabundance, superfluity, superflux, suppuration, surge, talkativeness, taste, tastefulness, tautology, teemingness, terseness, tide, tirade, trend, unaffectedness, undercurrent, undertow, verbosity, volubility, water flow, wateriness, windiness