#9 Circumlocution

Definition- The use of many words when few would do

Part of speech

Noun
Circumlocutory- Adjective

Synonyms

- Diffuseness

- Wordiness

- Verbiage

- Indirectness

Antonyms

- Directness

- Conciseness

- Straightforwardness

- Terseness

Sentences

1. The circumlocutory man was known for rambling and going into major detail when it was not needed.


2. The professor was known for being circumlocutory because he would talk about a very simple easy to learn subject for hours.

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Indirectness Example avi