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euphemistic Explained

euphemistic at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['ju:fə'mıstık]

euphemistic at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj euphemistic language uses polite words and expressions to avoid shocking or upsetting people// -- euphemistically/-kli/ adv //

euphemistic at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "euphemistic":
elegant, euphuistic, exquisite, formalistic, goody good-good,
goody-goody, mincing, namby-pamby, overnice, overprecise,
overrefined, pedantic, precieuse, precious, precisian,
precisianistic, precisionistic, puristic, simpering

euphemistic at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Ornament): ornamented, beautified, ornate, florid, rich, flowery, euphemistic, sonorous, high-sounding, turgid, pompous, stilted, high flown, sententious, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiose, grandiloquent, sesquipedalian, bombastic.

[ADJ] (Elegance): elegant, polished, artistic, graceful, easy, fluent, flowing, tripping, unaffected, natural, mellifluous, euphonious, euphemistic, rhythmical, felicitous, happy, neat, well put, neatly put, well expressed.

Euphemistic at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Euphemistic \Eu`phe*mis"tic\, Euphemistical \Eu`phe*mis"tic*al\,
a.
Pertaining to euphemism; containing a euphemism; softened in
expression. -- {Eu`phe*mis"tic*al*ly}, adv.

euphemistic at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

euphemistic
adj : of an inoffensive substitute for offensive terminology;
"`peepee' is a common euphemistic term" [syn: {inoffensive}]
[ant: {dysphemistic}]

euphemistic at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • of or pertaining to euphemism

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » of euphemism
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|euphémique
    • German: Inter: t- » de|beschönigend Inter: qualifier » linguistics, Inter: t- » de|verhüllend Inter: qualifier » linguistics, Inter: t+ » de|euphemistisch Inter: qualifier » linguistics, elevated style


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|eufemistico

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » euphemistic
    Translation: et » euphemistic
    Translation: fr » euphemistic
    Translation: ko » euphemistic
    Translation: hu » euphemistic
    Translation: pl » euphemistic
    Translation: ru » euphemistic
    Translation: vi » euphemistic
    Translation: zh » euphemistic