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Ciceronianism

[ sis-uh-roh-nee-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˌsɪs əˈroʊ ni əˌnɪz əm /
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noun
imitation of the style of Cicero, especially as practiced by some writers and orators during the Renaissance.
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Origin of Ciceronianism

First recorded in 1580–90; Ciceronian + -ism
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