officialese definition

  • noun:
    • Language feature of official papers or statements, particularly when obscure, pretentiously wordy, or exceptionally formal.
    • the formal and sometimes obscure type of writing characteristic of some government officials; bureaucratese; -- it is characterized by euphemisms, circumlocutions, unclear abstractions, and circumlocutions.
    • the design of writing characteristic of some federal government officials: formal and obscure

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