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English noun: euphemism

1. euphemism (communication) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh


Broader (hypernym)expression, locution, saying


Domain usage membersasleep, at peace, at rest, bm, bowel movement, collateral damage, deceased, departed, departure, exit, expiration, going, gone, leak, loss, making water, movement, neutralisation, neutralization, passing, passing water, release, sanitation department, wetting


Antonymsdysphemism









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