Expressive vs. Eloquent

By Jaxson

  • Expressive (adjective)

    Effectively conveying thought or feeling.

  • Expressive (noun)

    Any word or phrase that expresses (that the speaker, writer, or signer has) a certain attitude toward or information about the referent.

  • Expressive (noun)

    A word or phrase, belonging to a distinct word class or having distinct morphosyntactic properties, with semantic symbolism (for example, an onomatopoeia), variously considered either a synonym, a hypernym or a hyponym of ideophone.

  • Eloquent (adjective)

    fluently persuasive and articulate

  • Eloquent (adjective)

    effective in expressing meaning by speech


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