Definition of diction:
- articulation (part of speech: noun)
- style (part of speech: noun)
He had traveled far, he had seen great things in many countries, and he had known great men; and he talked lightly about them all, with the keen appreciation of the artist, and the graceful diction of the scholar.- "The New Tenant", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- "Resonance in Singing and Speaking", Thomas Fillebrown.
Whenever you doubt of the propriety or elegance of any word, search the dictionary or some good author for it, or inquire of somebody, who is master of that language; and, in a little time, propriety and elegance of diction will become so habitual to you, that they will cost you no more trouble.- "Letters to His Son, 1753-1754", The Earl of Chesterfield.