grandiloquence

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandiloquentia, from grandiloquus, 1580s.[1]

Noun[edit]

grandiloquence (countable and uncountable, plural grandiloquences)

  1. Lofty, pompous or bombastic speech or writing.
    Synonym: magniloquence

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References[edit]

  1. ^ grandiloquence” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.