HyperDic: eufemismo

Español > 2 sentidos de la palabra eufemismo:
NOMBREcommunicationeufemismoan inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
communicationeufemismo, atenuación, lítotea statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said
Español > eufemismo: 2 sentidos > nombre 1, communication
SentidoAn inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh.
Generaldicho, expresión, locución, refránA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
ContrariodisfemismoAn offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one
Usodaños colaterales(euphemism) inadvertent casualties and destruction inflicted on civilians in the course of military operations
deceso, defunción, expiración, fallecimiento, fenecimiento, liberación, óbito, partida, pérdida, trance, tránsitoeuphemistic expressions for death
difunto, fallecido, muertodead
movimiento intestinal, movimientoA euphemism for defecation
pipiA euphemism for urination
Ingléseuphemism
Cataláneufemisme
Adjetivoeufemístico, inocuo, inofensivoSubstituting a mild term for a harsher or distasteful one
Español > eufemismo: 2 sentidos > nombre 2, communication
SentidoA statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said.
Sinónimosatenuación, lítote
Específicoatenuación, litote, lítote, meiosisunderstatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)
Generalafirmación, declaraciónA message that is stated or declared
Contrarioexageración, hipérbolemaking to seem more important than it really is
Inglésunderstatement
Catalánatenuació, eufemisme, lítote
Verbosminimizarrepresent as less significant or important

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