utterance

Part of speech: noun

The act of uttering.

Part of speech: noun

A thing uttered; a word; expression; statement.

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Usage examples "utterance":

  1. This utterance has dominated the situation from that day to this. - "John Redmond's Last Years", Stephen Gwynn.
  2. Forgive me for giving utterance to what I believe myself to see and know; I will not proceed a step further in that direction. - "Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2", Robert Ornsby.
  3. I judge that you ask me for such an utterance, he finally said, as very few persons at any time have the right to expect of a man. - "The Awkward Age", Henry James.