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Ciceronian

[ sis-uh-roh-nee-uhn ]
/ ˌsɪs əˈroʊ ni ən /
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adjective
of or relating to Cicero or his writings: the Ciceronian orations.
in the style of Cicero: characterized by melodious language, clarity, and forcefulness of presentation: Ciceronian invective.
noun
a person who is an expert on or specializes in the study of the works of Cicero.
a person who admires or imitates the style of Cicero.
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Origin of Ciceronian

First recorded in 1660–70; from Latin Cicerōniānus, equivalent to Cicerōn- (stem of Cicerō ) Cicero + -iānus -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Ciceronian

pseu·do-Cic·e·ro·ni·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Ciceronian

Ciceronian
/ (ˌsɪsəˈrəʊnɪən) /

adjective
of or resembling Cicero or his rhetorical style; eloquent
(of literary style) characterized by the use of antithesis and long periods
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