Declamation vs. Speech

Declamation vs. Speech — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Declamation and Speech

Declamationnoun

A recitation delivered as an exercise in rhetoric or elocution.

Speechnoun

The faculty or act of speaking.

Declamationnoun

Vehement oratory.

Speechnoun

The faculty or act of expressing or describing thoughts, feelings, or perceptions by the articulation of words.

Declamationnoun

A speech marked by strong feeling; a tirade.

Speechnoun

What is spoken or expressed, as in conversation; uttered or written words

seditious speech.
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Declamationnoun

The act or art of declaiming; rhetorical delivery; loud speaking in public.

Speechnoun

A talk or public address, or a written copy of this

The senator gave a speech.

Declamationnoun

The public recitation of speeches as an exercise in schools and colleges.

Speechnoun

The language or dialect of a nation or region

American speech.

Declamationnoun

A set or harangue; declamatory discourse.

Speechnoun

One's manner or style of speaking

the mayor's mumbling speech.
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Declamationnoun

Pretentious rhetorical display, with more sound than sense.

mere declamation

Speechnoun

The study of oral communication, speech sounds, and vocal physiology.

Declamationnoun

vehement oratory

Speechnoun

(uncountable) The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the ability to speak or to use vocalizations to communicate.

It was hard to hear the sounds of his speech over the noise. He had a bad speech impediment.

Declamationnoun

recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

Speechnoun

(countable) A session of speaking; a long oral message given publicly usually by one person.

The candidate made some ambitious promises in his campaign speech.

Speechnoun

A style of speaking.

Her speech was soft and lilting.

Speechnoun

(grammar) Speech reported in writing; see direct speech, reported speech

Speechnoun

A dialect or language.

Speechnoun

Talk; mention; rumour.

Speechverb

To make a speech; to harangue.

Speechnoun

the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience;

he listened to an address on minor Roman poets

Speechnoun

(language) communication by word of mouth;

his speech was garbledhe uttered harsh languagehe recorded the spoken language of the streets

Speechnoun

something spoken;

he could hear them uttering merry speeches

Speechnoun

the exchange of spoken words;

they were perfectly comfortable together without speech

Speechnoun

your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally;

his manner of speaking was quite abrupther speech was barren of southernismsI detected a slight accent in his speech

Speechnoun

a lengthy rebuke;

a good lecture was my father's idea of disciplinethe teacher gave him a talking to

Speechnoun

words making up the dialogue of a play;

the actor forgot his speech

Speechnoun

the mental faculty or power of vocal communication;

language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals