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circuitous

cir·cu·i·tous

circuitous

 
 
pronunciation:
sr kyu ih tihs
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: having or taking a long and winding course or procedure; roundabout; indirect.
The many detours caused our trip to be rather circuitous.She put forward a circuitous but logical argument.
synonyms:
indirect, roundabout, winding
antonyms:
direct, straightforward
similar words:
circular, devious, labyrinthine, meandering, rambling, serpentine, tortuous
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derivations: circuitously (adv.), circuitousness (n.)