declamation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dek"lu-mā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or art of declaiming.
  2. exercise in oratory or elocution, as in the recitation of a classic speech.
  3. speech or writing for oratorical effect.
  4. the proper enunciation of the words, as in recitative.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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