from The Century Dictionary.

  • See epidictic, epidictical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Serving to show forth, explain, or exhibit; -- applied by the Greeks to a kind of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to persuade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to rhetoric of ceremony, declamation, and demonstration, most often the rhetoric of funerals and other formal events. One of the three branches, or "species" (eidē), of rhetoric as outlined by Aristotle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective designed primarily for rhetorical display


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