circumlocutions

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  • circumlocutions — cir·cum·lo·cu·tion || ‚sɜːkÉ™mlÉ™ kjuːʃn n. excessive wordiness, verbosity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bureaucratese — ureaucratese n. the formal and often obscure style of writing characteristic of some government officials; officialese; it is characterized by euphemisms, circumlocutions, vague abstractions, and circumlocutions. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • officialese — n. the formal and often obscure style of writing characteristic of some government officials; bureaucratese; it is characterized by euphemisms, circumlocutions, vague abstractions, and circumlocutions. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • T-V distinction — In sociolinguistics, a T V distinction describes the situation wherein a language has second person pronouns that distinguish varying levels of politeness, social distance, courtesy, familiarity, or insult toward the addressee. History and… …   Wikipedia

  • Circumlocutional — Cir cum*lo*cu tion*al, a. Relating to, or consisting of, circumlocutions; periphrastic; circuitous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bureaucratese — noun Date: 1949 a style of language held to be characteristic of bureaucrats and marked by abstractions, jargon, euphemisms, and circumlocutions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gaseous — adjective Date: 1799 1. having the form of or being gas; also of or relating to gases 2. a. lacking substance or solidity b. gassy 3 < trick phrases and gaseous circumlocutions Edwin Newman > • gaseousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jargon — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French jargun, gargon Date: 14th century 1. a. confused unintelligible language b. a strange, outlandish, or barbarous language or dialect c. a hybrid language or dialect simplified in vocabulary and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Deism — For other uses, see Deism (disambiguation). Part of a series on God General c …   Wikipedia

  • Euphemism — A euphemism is a substitution of an agreeable or less offensive expression in place of one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant to the listener, [ [http://www.merriam webster.com/dictionary/Euphemism Euphemism] Webster s Online… …   Wikipedia

  • Political correctness — Politically incorrect redirects here. For other uses, see Politically incorrect (disambiguation). Political correctness (adjectivally, politically correct; both forms commonly abbreviated to PC) is a term which denotes language, ideas, policies,… …   Wikipedia

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