- speaking against some idea; contradicting or gainsaying
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Antiloquy — An*til o*quy (acr/n*t[i^]l [ o]*kw[y^]), n. [Pref. anti + L. loqui to speak.] Contradiction. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
antiloquy — † anˈtiloquy Obs. 0 [ad. med.L. antiloquium contradiction: see prec.] ‘Contradiction, gainsaying or overthwarting.’ Blount Glossogr. 1656 … Useful english dictionary
Styles of Speech — Here we have 54 words referring to manners or styles of speaking, words that use the suffix loquent , loquence , or loquy , from Latin loqui (to speak). While in an age of text messaging, public speaking has lost its once vaunted status as a… … Phrontistery dictionary