Definition of grandiloquence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

grandiloquence

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɡrænˈdɪləkwəns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡrænˈdɪləkwəns//
 
[uncountable](formal, disapproving)
 
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a style of speech or writing that uses long or complicated words in order to impress people synonym pomposity