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EPIDEICTIC ORATORY

 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 


EPIDEICTIC ORATORY (noun)


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Meaning:

A type of oratory used to eulogize or condemn a person or group of people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

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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