Example sentences for: diction

How can you use “diction” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The inventiveness of such word-users may also be uncontrolled, a feature of which little account has been taken in analyzing Caribbean language use, the display of diction practised by elderly men on such festive occasions as christenings and weddings, especially the latter.

  • Elsewhere, Anderson uses Mamet actors and Mamety diction, but he's the Anti-Mamet.

  • It's a bedroom voice, menacing but seductive, with over-deliberate diction that implies, "I'm so powerful, so coiled, so masculine that I have to modulate my tone--or else."

  • During a NewsHour discussion of Vernon Jordan's testimony, Shields comes out with the bizarrely malapropos comment that Vernon Jordan's elocutionary style reminds him of nothing more than Barbara Jordan's measured diction.

  • Is their diction cluttered with redundant words and phrases?

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