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Synonyms for oration
ɔˈreɪ ʃən, oʊˈreɪ-ora·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. oration

    Speech is the general word for utterance of thought in language. A speech may be the delivering of one's sentiments in the simplest way; an oration is an elaborate and prepared speech; a harangue is a vehement appeal to passion, or a speech that has something disputatious and combative in it. A discourse is a set speech on a definite subject, intended to convey instruction. Compare CONVERSATION; DICTION; LANGUAGE.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, discourse, disquisition, dissertation, harangue, language, oratory, sermon, speaking, speech, talk, utterance

    Antonyms:
    hush, silence, speechlessness, stillness, taciturnity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orationnoun

    an instance of oratory

    "he delivered an oration on the decline of family values"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. orationnoun

    Synonyms:
    discourse, address, speech, HARANGUE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. orationnoun

    Synonyms:
    declamation, rhetoric

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How to use oration in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who listens often to the sermon,but does not display in sync attitudinal action towards others is truly a deaf or duffer and the one who as master delivers such oration to those stupid people is actually a self-seeker or swindler.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    If a person listens routinely to the sermon but doesn’t show the commensurate good change in own daily action, then the fact is s/he is actually not hearing anything of the spiritual master’s oration.

  3. Jesse Louis Jackson:

    From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated a people and touched the soul of a nation. (Funeral oration for Martin Luther King, Sr.)

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Imagine, if we can, the mental degradation in terms of self-obsession of a person who enjoys to deliver oration and loves to have appreciation in the form of clapping and saluting slogan for oneself from the people, in spite of knowing that the people have been assembled there to form a crowded audience with the promise of giving some monetary compensation for hearing the same speaker from the dais.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The crowd goes to see the inauguration but what they largely find lengthy oration, flowery felicitation and flattering admiration of one another amongst the key dignitaries in their speech from the stage.


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