English to Esperanto Meaning :: euphemism

Euphemism :
eŭfemismo
- eŭfemismoeŭfemismoeŭfemismoj
 
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Noun(1) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh

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(1) Each drawn shoe is accompanied by a blunt euphemism from the history of conflict.(2) Notably, the word ÔÇÿchallengeÔÇÖ was used as a euphemism to gloss over the existence of serious problems.(3) the jargon has given us ÔÇÿdownsizingÔÇÖ as a euphemism for cuts(4) It was like a euphemism for a dirty word, he'd rather people'd just said the word than try to make it seem nicer.(5) ÔÇ£downsizingÔÇØ as a euphemism for cuts(6) As I remember, it was shortly after the word gay became the euphemism for homosexual.(7) Reform is a polite euphemism for forcing banks to close out bad loans, enforce bankruptcy and require layoffs of excess workers.(8) Sir John could be counted on not to speak in mild euphemisms .(9) Such mild, culinary euphemisms muffled and camouflaged the enforced famines and the murders of millions.(10) Instead, they hide behind a wall of euphemisms , refusing even to use the word ÔÇÿdisabledÔÇÖ.(11) I don't like euphemisms or euphemistic language.(12) ÔÇÿEnvironmental designÔÇÖ is just one of the many euphemisms for the ubertrendy catch words Feng Shui.(13) Like all euphemisms , pedophilia and ephebophilia are words meant to protect us from realities too painful to confront.(14) As a practical matter, the current legal regime substitutes palliative euphemisms for useful controls on police discretion.(15) It shows that the trend to hide unpleasant truths behind euphemisms is alive and well.(16) Women are more likely to use polite euphemisms for topics such as death and sex.
Synonyms
Noun
1. polite term ::
ĝentila termino
2. indirect term ::
nerekta esprimo
3. circumlocution ::
circunloquio
4. substitute ::
anstataŭaĵo
5. alternative ::
alternativajn
6. understatement ::
maltroigo
7. genteelism ::
genteelism
Different Forms
euphemism, euphemisms
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

It\'s probably a euphemism
for urination.

It's probably a EUPHEMISM for urination.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 12


I\'m gonna guess
that\'s not a euphemism.

I'm gonna guess that's not a EUPHEMISM.

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 11


Oh. A clever, albeit obsolete, euphemism
for insufficient blood flow...

Oh. A clever, albeit obsolete, EUPHEMISM for insufficient blood flow...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 2


...which I think we all know
is a popular euphemism...

...which I think we all know is a popular EUPHEMISM...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 7


English to Esperanto Dictionary: euphemism

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