English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'locution'

(noun) 
Definition
manner or style of speech
The cadence and locution of his voice resonates horribly.
Synonyms
manner of speech
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style
The author's style is wonderfully anecdotal.
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phrasing
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accent
He has developed a slight American accent.
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articulation
an actor able to sustain clear articulation over long periods
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inflection
His voice was devoid of inflection.
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intonation
His voice had a very slight German intonation.
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diction
Clear diction is important in public speaking.
(noun) 
Definition
a word, phrase, or expression
`Sister boy' - that's an odd locution if ever there was one.
Synonyms
expression
He uses some remarkably coarse expressions.
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term
What's the medical term for a heart attack?
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phrase
the Latin phrase, `mens sana in corpore sano'
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idiom
Proverbs and idioms may become worn with over-use.
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collocation
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turn of speech

Additional synonyms

in the sense of accent
Definition
the distinctive style of pronunciation of a person or group from a particular area, country, or social background
He has developed a slight American accent.
Synonyms
brogue,
modulation,
enunciation,
accentuation
in the sense of articulation
Definition
the expressing of an idea in words
an actor able to sustain clear articulation over long periods
Synonyms
voicing,
enunciation,
vocalization,
verbalization
in the sense of diction
Definition
the manner of pronouncing words and sounds
Clear diction is important in public speaking.

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