Definition of declamation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    declamation

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌdɛkləˈmeɪʃn//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of speaking or expressing something to an audience in a formal way
  2. 2[countable] a speech or piece of writing that strongly expresses feelings and opinions The most successful newspaper stories are often declamations of patriotism.
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