Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/07/19 Ciceronian

Ciceronian (adjective, noun)
Ciceronian [ sis-uh-roh-nee-uh?n ]


adjective
1. of or relating to Cicero or his writings: the Ciceronian orations.
2. in the style of Cicero: characterized by melodious language, clarity, and forcefulness of presentation: Ciceronian invective.

noun
3. a person who is an expert on or specializes in the study of the works of Cicero.
4. a person who admires or imitates the style of Cicero.

RELATED FORMS
pseu·do-Cic·e·ro·ni·an, adjective, noun

Origin: 1575–85; < Latin Ciceronianus, equivalent to Ciceron- (stem of Cicero) Cicero + -ianus -ian

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