Word of the Day – May 27 – Litotes

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Litotes  (LYE-tuh-teez)

Definition: Understatement in which an affirmation is expressed by the negative of the contrary.

Example sentence: Sheila, with her characteristic flair for litotes, said vacationing in the Caribbean wasn’t a total drag.

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