enunciation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n enunciation the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Enunciation Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards fullness and distinctness or articulation; as, to speak with a clear or impressive enunciation .
    • Enunciation That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a proposition is expressed; an announcement; a formal declaration; a statement. "Every intelligible enunciation must be either true or false."
    • Enunciation The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation of an important truth. "By way of interpretation and enunciation ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n enunciation The act or mode of enunciating or pronouncing; manner of utterance: pronunciation or utterance: used especially with reference to manner.
    • n enunciation The act of announcing or stating, or that which is announced; deliberate or definite declaration; public attestation.
    • n enunciation In logic, a proposition; that which is subject to truth and falsity; a judgment set forth in words.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Enunciation act of enunciating: manner of uttering or pronouncing: a distinct statement or declaration: the words in which a proposition is expressed
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. enuntiatio, -ciatio,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. enuntiāre, -ātume, out, nuntiāre, to tell—nuntius, a messenger.

Usage

In literature:

Mr. Illington was of the true banker type, fifty years old, immaculately dressed, thin of lip, hard of eye, slow and precise in his enunciation.
"The Winning Clue" by James Hay, Jr.
His enunciation was faulty and unimpressive.
"Historical and Political Essays" by William Edward Hartpole Lecky
But it was not Haeckel himself who enunciated the coelom theory.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
There is a fair review of Shelley in the new Edinburgh: saying the truth on many points where the truth was not easily enunciated, as I believe.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1" by Edward FitzGerald
It has been enunciated up to a certain point.
"Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
And in fact, neither in this nor in any historical subject is the conclusion so clear that it can be enunciated in a definite form.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
Here also Eimer at once places himself at variance with Naegeli who had enunciated a similar theory.
"At the Deathbed of Darwinism" by Eberhard Dennert
To Jack and Carlos the theory enunciated by Juan appeared quite possible.
"The Cruise of the Thetis" by Harry Collingwood
We will now criticise the above doctrine by making use of the ideas I have above enunciated.
"The Mind and the Brain" by Alfred Binet
He talked rather than sang, but always in tune and with the clearest enunciation, and any amount of experience.
"We Three" by Gouverneur Morris
The sentences grew longer and were enunciated with a rhythm and ease that was reminiscent of the lecture platform.
"The Scarlet Plague" by Jack London
The Convention of June, 1867, was almost imprudently courageous in the enunciation of sound, but then unpopular, principles.
"The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes" by James Quay Howard
We enunciate a principle of government, and then deny it in practise.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
The plane banked sharply while one of the pilots spoke crisp, clearly enunciated words into his phone.
"Two Thousand Miles Below" by Charles Willard Diffin
Those were JEMMY'S words, each syllable deliberately enunciated.
"Punch, or, the London Charivari, Volume 98, March 8, 1890." by Various
The often enunciating of abstract principles led to their liberal application to concrete facts.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
And if he were to enunciate words that Ellen could understand, what then?
"Astounding Stories, June, 1931" by Various
There arose a series of dogmas enunciated by Councils of bishops and these were forced upon Christianity as authoritative.
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
Mr. Dale reads, and reads rapidly; his enunciation is perfectly distinct; his voice is somewhat monotonous, but musical; his action is very slight.
"The London Pulpit" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Usually he talked with the concise enunciation of a professor.
"The Kenzie Report" by Mark Clifton
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In news:

"I always order tea," he says in his over-enunciated English, one often mistaken for highbrow British.
In the video, Affion makes fun of 2Chainz less than stellar ability to enunciate words correctly.
We speak too fast, whisper and fail to enunciate .
The other program, with actors just as British and who use funny names for car parts, speak and enunciate splendidly.
Gone is the Kansas-patrician enunciation and smartly tailored Depression-era trousers.
When you're piloting a plane, it's essential to enunciate well so that passengers can tell the difference between "bomb" and "mom.
No no, not "Chihuahua," which is another word I learned to properly enunciate this week.
One of them was enunciated most eloquently by, no surprise, Ronald Reagan.
HIP-POP REPORT WITH OZMAN: Affion Crockett Parodies 2 Chainz In "Enunciation".
Enunciated ominously, those two words are part of every national newscast.
One of hip-hop's brightest new stars unleashes a rat-a-tat-tat stream of perfectly enunciated words to the adoration of her fans — who turned many numbers into sing-alongs.
Jesse Jackson speaks so softly _ and with so little enunciation _ that one strains at times to hear him.
Jesse Jackson speaks so softly - and with so little enunciation - that one strains at times to hear him.
Jesse Jackson speaks so softly - and with so little enunciation - that one strains at times to hear him.
18 PM, international top model Franziska Knuppe smashed the champagne bottle across the bow and enunciated the talismanic christening words.
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In science:

Now we can enunciate the main theorem in the representation theory of C2 ≀ G.
Harmonic analysis of finite lamplighter random walks
The following corollary is a trivial consequence of Theorem 7.6, but it is worthwhile to enunciate it explicitly.
Harmonic analysis of finite lamplighter random walks
The theory of cftp was enunciated in and has received much attention since.
Random even graphs
The proof of Theorem 1 then proceeds as follows, for each of the graph-based problems P listed in the enunciate.
Theoretical analysis of optimization problems - Some properties of random k-SAT and k-XORSAT
Our current understanding of all prototypical physical theories is largely based on the action principle as enunciated by Hamilton during mid 1930’s.
On the supersymmetric nonlinear evolution equations
In the sequel we will need a variant of [12, Theorem 3.4], which we enunciate and prove next.
On Gossez type (D) maximal monotone operators
In this section, we enunciate two fundamental theorems for UNN.
Boosting k-NN for categorization of natural scenes
This protocol, enunciated and applied in our publications since over three years, allows establishing phase coexistence through macroscopic measurements and distinguishing the metastable and stable phases (amongst the coexisting phase fractions across a first order magnetic transition) of a glass-like arrested state.
Magnetic glasses and structural glasses: devitrification and a reentrant transition under CHUF protocol
Here we will put emphasis on a “geometric flavoured” and rather descriptive enunciation, in detriment of concision and elegance.
Flows near Compact Invariant Sets - Part I
The problems with such virial estimators were enunciated by Bahcall & Tremaine (1981), who introduced the notion of projected mass estimators based on sums of the projected mass contributions, namely [(projected distance) × (radial velocity)2 / G].
Mass estimators in the Gaia era
The Peter principle was enunciated by the Canadian psychologist Lawrence J.
The beneficial role of random strategies in social and financial systems
Incidently, in the process he came remarkably close to developing an understanding of covariant derivatives that, as will probably surprise most relativists, was first enunciated later by Levi-Civita in 1917.
Book Review: The Genesis of General Relativity
As such, there is no perfect model, the goal is to enunciate principles, which are general enough, but also powerful enough, to underlie the construction of a variety of models adopted to specific circumstances and questions, and to be the basis of explanation and, to a limited degree, prediction.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
The matching strategy as enunciated above preserves the cross-section of the W γ + 1 jet events.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
The concepts and goals we have just enunciated will be discussed in more detail in the following sections.
The Physics and Mathematics of the Second Law of Thermodynamics
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