[ ih-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn ]
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  1. an act or manner of enunciating.

  2. utterance or pronunciation.

  1. a formal announcement or statement: the enunciation of a doctrine.

Origin of enunciation

First recorded in 1545–55, enunciation is from the Latin word ēnūntiātiōn- (stem of ēnūntiātiō). See enunciate, -ion

Other words from enunciation

  • non·e·nun·ci·a·tion, noun
  • re·e·nun·ci·a·tion, noun

Words Nearby enunciation

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How to use enunciation in a sentence

  • And with slow enunciation Sybil pronounced the mystic words which she had heard repeated by the sexton.

    Rookwood | William Harrison Ainsworth
  • While it had been intelligible, his enunciation was puzzling at times; occasionally hardly understandable.

    Warrior of the Dawn | Howard Carleton Browne
  • Factum est: and beyond the information contained in the enunciation of the Fact, it can be characterized only by the consequences.

    Aids to Reflection | Samuel Taylor Coleridge