declamation   (dec·la·ma·tion) noun

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. Music. the proper enunciation of the words, as in recitative.


1350–1400;  < Latin dēclāmātiōn-  (stem of dēclāmātiō ), equivalent to dēclāmāt ( us ) (past participle of dēclāmāre  to declaim; see -ate1 ) + -iōn- -ion


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