Definition of parrhesia in English:

parrhesia

noun

Rhetoric
  • Candour, frankness; outspokenness or boldness of speech. Also: the act or practice of asking forgiveness in advance for speaking in this way.

Origin

Late 16th century. From post-classical Latin parrhesia outspokenness, frankness (636 in Isidore; in classical Latin as a Greek word) from ancient Greek παρρησία from παν- + ῥῆσις speech + -ία.

Pronunciation

parrhesia

/pəˈriːzɪə//pəˈriːsɪə/