EUPHEMISM

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Substituting a inoffensive word for a offensive or unpleasantly direct word.

EUPHEMISM: "Joe used a euphemism to describe his embarrassing condition."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EUPHEMISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/euphemism/ (accessed August 15, 2022).

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