enunciation enunciation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience

Usage(s):

  1. And with beautiful enunciation, she finds the quiet essence of Strayhorn's somewhat precious A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing.
  2. I speak of pitch, clarity, enunciation, the artfully natural wedding of lyric and melody, intellect and emotion what used to be called singing.
  3. Domingo, a trouper at 64, has the notes down but struggles with his enunciation.

News

  • 5 great ways to say 'Tebow' on ESPN

    49 Seconds In: With the exaggerated enunciation and palpable loathing -- of self and circumstance and a great many other things -- usually heard only at moments when the voiceover guy from the TMZ television show is called upon to set-up an upskirt photograph of Teri Hatcher.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. Mr Howard said his document brought together "the journey that Australia has undertaken" since 1996 and laid the groundwork "for the enunciation over coming weeks of policies by the government".
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: John Howard Source: The Age

  2. In a letter to Deora on April 9, Tata said, "I have read your enunciation of the government's position on the proposal from BG, but must confess that it reinforces the concerns that have been voiced by BG on the deviation from the announced terms...
    on Apr 15, 2007 By: Ratan Tata Source: Financial Express

  3. "Just signing a Kyoto Protocol or pulling a postcard stunt about the Kyoto Protocol is no substitute for a policy," Mr Campbell told reporters. "We need to have a clear enunciation of just what that scheme will cost the consumers of...
    on Feb 15, 2005 By: Ian Campbell Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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