oration meaning

Pronunciation:   "oration" in a sentence
  • Noun: oration  ó'reyshun
    1. An instance of oratory
      "he delivered an oration on the decline of family values"

    Derived forms: orations

    Type of: oratory

    Encyclopedia: Oration


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  1. this was the groundwork of his oration.
  2. emerson's oration was disjointed.
  3. the young official added a genuine note of emotion amid the pompous funeral orations.
  4. here pen broke out, rapidly putting an end to the calm oration which he had begun to deliver.
  5. mr. pickwick's oration upon this occasion, together with the debate thereon, is entered on the transaction of the club.

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