Can't get your point across? Maybe you just need to speak more clearly or articulate your thoughts better — in short, enunciate.

Good enunciation is similar to pronunciation, but describes more specifically how clearly someone expresses themselves. The word enunciate is related to the Latin words for both "announce" and "messenger." So most likely those ancient Romans who created the word wanted a messenger who could announce things without mumbling, grumbling, and rambling.

Definitions of enunciate
  1. verb
    express or state clearly
    synonyms: articulate, vocalise, vocalize
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    type of:
    say, state, tell
    express in words
  2. verb
    speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
    synonyms: articulate, enounce, pronounce, say, sound out
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    pronounce with a nasal twang
    utter with tense vocal chords
    pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
    articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
    palatalise, palatalize
    pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
    nasalise, nasalize
    pronounce with a lowered velum
    nasalise, nasalize
    speak nasally or through the nose
    mispronounce, misspeak
    pronounce a word incorrectly
    pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds
    sound, vocalise, vocalize, voice
    utter with vibrating vocal chords
    articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate
    subvocalise, subvocalize
    articulate without making audible sounds
    syllabise, syllabize
    utter with distinct articulation of each syllable
    lengthen and slow down or draw out
    labialise, labialize, round
    pronounce with rounded lips
    speak with a lisp
    accent, accentuate, stress
    put stress on; utter with an accent
    vocalise, vocalize, vowelise, vowelize
    pronounce as a vowel
    produce a click
    pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'
    pronounce with an initial sibilant
    pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
    cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
    pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/
    make a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird
    quaver, waver
    give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
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