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Synonyms for circuitoussərˈkyu ɪ təs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. circuitous, roundabout(adj)

    marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct

    "the explanation was circuitous and puzzling"; "a roundabout paragraph"; "hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend"

    Synonyms:
    devious, roundabout, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    direct

  2. devious, circuitous, roundabout(adj)

    deviating from a straight course

    "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"

    Synonyms:
    devious, roundabout, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    direct

Wiktionary

  1. circuitous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    roundabout, indirect

  2. circuitous(adjective)

    Not direct or to the point.

    Synonyms:
    roundabout, indirect

  3. circuitous(adjective)

    Of a long and winding route.

    Synonyms:
    roundabout, indirect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circuitous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    tortuous, devious, turning, winding, indirect, round about

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List of paraphrases:

tortuous


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