Antonyms of adj grandiloquent

2 senses of grandiloquent

Sense 1
grandiloquent, magniloquent, tall -- (lofty in style; "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying")

INDIRECT (VIA rhetorical) -> unrhetorical -- (not rhetorical)

Sense 2
grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous -- (puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek)

INDIRECT (VIA pretentious) -> unpretentious -- (lacking pretension or affectation; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor")

Similarity of adj grandiloquent

2 senses of grandiloquent

Sense 1
grandiloquent, magniloquent, tall -- (lofty in style; "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying")
       => rhetorical (vs. unrhetorical) -- (given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery")

Sense 2
grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous -- (puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek)
       => pretentious (vs. unpretentious) -- (making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition")

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