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Meaning of FLUENCY

Pronunciation:  'floounsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being facile in speech and writing
  2. [n]  skillfulness in speaking or writing
  3. [n]  powerful and effective language
 

FLUENCY is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: articulateness, eloquence, volubility
 
 See Also: communicativeness, expressive style, skillfulness, style

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flu"en*cy\, n. [L. fluentia: cf. F. fluence. See
{Fluent}.]
The quality of being fluent; smoothness; readiness of
utterance; volubility.

      The art of expressing with fluency and perspicuity.
                                               --Macaulay.

 
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