- speaking or expressed in a lofty or grandiose style; pompous; bombastic; boastful.
Origin of magniloquent
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Historical Examples of magniloquence
Consequently, in all the details of private life, sensibility displays its magniloquence.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)
Hippolyte A. Taine
But the contrast between the magniloquence of poor BEN and the deadly failure of his wine, was too great.
"You are noble, you are generous, and—and one day I will give you the money back," he added with a burst of magniloquence.The Crossing
But on the opposite page, the sonnet called "Dawn" swings to the extremest point from the magniloquence of that.Studies of Contemporary Poets
Mary C. Sturgeon
Nevertheless, the Sultan detected a shade of hesitation in spite of the magniloquence of this refusal.A Book of Quaker Saints
Lucy Violet Hodgkin
- (of speech) lofty in style; grandiloquent