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circuitous

adjective

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1 not straightforward or direct
  • we took a circuitous route to the airport so as to avoid the massive traffic jam on the highway

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2 using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea
  • a circuitous explanation for what seems like a fairly basic concept

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The first known use of circuitous was in 1664

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“Circuitous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circuitous. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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