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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: diction(0.00923 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to diction.
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view
of its intelligibility to the audience [syn: enunciation]
2: the manner in which something is expressed in words; “use
concise military verbiage”- G.S.Patton [syn: wording, phrasing,
phraseology, choice of words, verbiage]
English → English (gcide)
Diction \Dic"tion\, n. [L. dicto a saying, a word, fr. dicere,
dictum, to say; akin to dicare to proclaim, and to E. teach,
token: cf. F. diction. See Teach, and cf. Benison,
Dedicate, Index, Judge, Preach, Vengeance.]
Choice of words for the expression of ideas; the
construction, disposition, and application of words in
discourse, with regard to clearness, accuracy, variety, etc.;
mode of expression; language; as, the diction of Chaucer's
His diction blazes up into a sudden explosion of
prophetic grandeur. --De Quincey.
Syn: Diction, Style, Phraseology.
Usage: Style relates both to language and thought; diction,
to language only; phraseology, to the mechanical
structure of sentences, or the mode in which they are
phrased. The style of Burke was enriched with all the
higher graces of composition; his diction was varied
and copious; his phraseology, at times, was careless
and cumbersome. “Diction is a general term applicable
alike to a single sentence or a connected composition.
Errors in grammar, false construction, a confused
disposition of words, or an improper application of
them, constitute bad diction; but the niceties, the
elegancies, the peculiarities, and the beauties of
composition, which mark the genius and talent of the
writer, are what is comprehended under the name of