Word: circumlocution

Category: circumlocution

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Synonyms: circumlocution

periphrasis, discursiveness, long-windedness, verbosity, verbiage, wordiness, prolixity, redundancy, pleonasm, tautology, repetitiveness, repetitiousness, ambage, indirect expression

Translations: circumlocution

spanish
circunlocución


german
umschreibung

french
circonlocution, périphrase, circonscription

italian
circonlocuzione, perifrasi, circonlocuzioni

portuguese
circunlóquio, circunlocução, circunlóquios, rodeios, rodeio

dutch
woordenvloed, omhaal, omwegen, omhaal van, omslachtigheid

russian
перифраз, бюрократизм, формализм, многоречивость, иносказание

norwegian
omskrivning

swedish
omsvep, omskrivning

finnish
kiertely, kiertoilmaus, verukkeet

danish
omskrivning, omsvøb

czech
opis

polish
peryfraza

hungarian
mellébeszélés, körülírás, mellébeszéléssel, körülírásokat

turkish
geçiştirme, dolambaçlı, asılsız sözcükler, dolambaçlı söz, asılsız

greek
περίφραση, περίφρασης

ukrainian
бюрократизм, багатомовність, формалізм

albanian
perifrazim

bulgarian
иносказание

belarusian
іншы сэнс, алегорыю, іншасказанне

estonian
Verukkeet, Kiertely

croatian
okolišanje, rječitost

icelandic
kenning

lithuanian
išsisukinėjimas, Daudzvārdība, Izvairīga, Izvairīga kalba

latvian
liekvārdība, izvairīga valoda, daudzvārdība, izvairīga

romanian
circumscriere, perifrază, circumlocuțiune

slovenian
Rječitost, Okolišanje

slovak
slovné, slovná, slovnej, slovný, slovnú

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The meaning and "use of": circumlocution

noun
  • the use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive.

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