What Is Diction? (with Examples)

Diction means choice of words (i.e., phraseology) and the clarity with which words are pronounced.

The Two Meanings of Diction with Examples

Here are the two meanings of diction with examples:

Diction Is Your Choice of Words (Phraseology)
Our choice of words is influenced by the situation. This choice of words is known as diction. For example: Diction Is the Clarity with Which Words Are Pronounced
Diction refers to how clearly words are pronounced. (Pronunciation refers to how they are said.) Here are some example sentences to show the difference between diction and pronunciation: This graphic shows the two meanings of diction:

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