Origin of declamatory
Examples from the Web for declamatory
All written in a similar mode: authoritative, declamatory, distant, dispassionate, impersonal, and (allegedly) neutral.
The landlord stood aghast at the warmth of this declamatory speech; and the drunkards seemed rooted to the spot.The Man with the Book|John Matthias Weylland
It was a subject which specially suited the satirical pen and declamatory powers of Dr. South.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
They were not pretty, not declamatory; but noble, grand, strong.Biography of Rev. Hosea Ballou|Maturin M. Ballou
He knew it from his friend's statement, from the declamatory inscription on the tomb, but nothing warned him of her presence.Woman Triumphant|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
He had chosen this work, he said, because the declamatory style was framed in imitation of the eastern authors.Frankenstein|Mary W. Shelley
British Dictionary definitions for declamatory
Word Origin and History for declamatory
1580s, from Latin declamatorius "pertaining to the practice of speaking," from declamatus, past participle of declamare (see declaim).