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Dictionary entry overview: What does epideictic oratory mean?
• EPIDEICTIC ORATORY (noun)
The noun EPIDEICTIC ORATORY has 1 sense:
1. a type of oratory used to eulogize or condemn a person or group of people
Familiarity information: EPIDEICTIC ORATORY used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A type of oratory used to eulogize or condemn a person or group of people
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Pericles' funeral oration for Athenians killed in the Peloponnesian War is a famous example of epideictic oratory
Hypernyms ("epideictic oratory" is a kind of...):
oratory (addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous))
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