ineloquent

[in-el-uh-kwuh nt]
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adjective

not eloquent.

Nearby words

  1. inelastic supply,
  2. inelegance,
  3. inelegancy,
  4. inelegant,
  5. ineligible,
  6. ineluctable,
  7. ineludible,
  8. inenarrable,
  9. inept,
  10. ineptitude

Origin of ineloquent

First recorded in 1520–30, ineloquent is from the Late Latin word inēloquent- (stem of inēloquēns). See in-3, eloquent

Related formsin·el·o·quence, nounin·el·o·quent·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for ineloquent

ineloquent

adjective

lacking eloquence or fluency of expression
Derived Formsineloquence, nounineloquently, adverb

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