circumlocutional definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning circumlocution : circumlocutionary.
    • Of or regarding circumlocution : circumlocutionary.
    • regarding, or consisting of, circumlocutions; periphrastic; circuitous.
    • concerning, or composed of, circumlocutions; periphrastic; circuitous.
  • others:
    • Characterized by circumlocution; circuitous or indirect in language; periphrastic.
    • described as circumlocution; circuitous or indirect in language; periphrastic.

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    • Of or concerning circumlocution : circumlocutionary.
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