Definition of grandiloquence in English:

grandiloquence

noun

  • See grandiloquent

    • ‘Now that I've said that, allow me to apologize for the grandiloquence and pomposity of that preceding paragraph.’
    • ‘There is no playing to the gallery, no verbal gymnastics, certainly no grandiloquence.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, he has his moments of loopy grandiloquence.’
    • ‘And what I find in her work is a lot of Italian baroque kind of gestures and grandiloquence.’
    • ‘His writing, however, has been criticised by some for grandiloquence and obscurantism.’

Pronunciation

grandiloquence

/ɡranˈdɪləkwəns/