Word of the day


WORD OF THE DAY
Ciceronian
sis-ə-ROH-nee-ən
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, mid 17th century
1

Characteristic of the work and thought of Cicero. When relating to writing or speech, that which is in a manner similar to that of Cicero; logical and elegant.

Examples of Ciceronian in a sentence

“She delivered a lecture in a Ciceronian manner — clear, logical, and riveting to listen to.”

“There was a Ciceronian elegance to the letter, which made logical arguments for the board to consider. “