Word of the Day – Oct. 12 – Circumlocution

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Circumlocution  (ser-kum-loh-KYOO-shun)

Definition: The use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express an idea. Also, evasion in speech.

Example sentence: If you have a complaint, please avoid needless circumlocution and get directly to the point so that we may resolve the issue sooner.

 

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