euphemism ಸೌಮ್ಯೋಕ್ತಿ


euphemism = ಸೌಮ್ಯೋಕ್ತಿ

Pronunciation =  euphemism

Pronunciation in Kannada = ಯೂಫೆಮಿಸಮ್

euphemism in Kannada: ಸೌಮ್ಯೋಕ್ತಿ

Part of speechnoun 

Definition in English: a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing 

Definition in Kannada: ಒಂದು ಲಘು ಅಥವಾ ಪರೋಕ್ಷ ಪದ ಅಥವಾ ಅಭಿವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಯು ಅಹಿತಕರವಾದ ಅಥವಾ ಮುಜುಗರಕ್ಕೊಳಗಾಗುವದನ್ನು ಉಲ್ಲೇಖಿಸುವಾಗ ತುಂಬಾ ಕಠೋರ ಅಥವಾ ಮೊನಚಾದ ಎಂದು ಪರಿಗಣಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ.

Examples in English:

  • The word ‘downsizing’ is used as a euphemism for cuts.

Examples in Kannada:

  • ‘ಡೌನ್ಸೈಸಿಂಗ್’ ಎಂಬ ಪದವನ್ನು ಕಡಿತಗಳಿಗೆ ಸೌಮ್ಯೋಕ್ತಿಯಾಗಿ ಬಳಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ.

Synonyms of euphemism

Synonyms in Kannada ಪರ್ಯಾಯ, ಪರೋಕ್ಷ ಪದ, ತಗ್ಗಿಸುವಿಕೆ, ಮೃದುತ್ವ
Synonyms in English substitute, indirect term, understatement, softening

Antonyms of euphemism

Antonyms in Kannada
Antonyms in English dysphemism

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