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Meaning of "circuitously" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CIRCUITOUSLY

circuitously  [sɜːˈkjʊɪtəslɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CIRCUITOUSLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Circuitously is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES CIRCUITOUSLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of circuitously in the English dictionary

The definition of circuitously in the dictionary is in an indirect and lengthy or roundabout manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CIRCUITOUSLY


calamitously
kəˈlæmɪtəslɪ
covetously
ˈkʌvɪtəslɪ
duplicitously
djuːˈplɪsɪtəslɪ
felicitously
fəˈlɪsɪtəslɪ
fortuitously
fɔːˈtjuːɪtəslɪ
gratuitously
ɡrəˈtjuːɪtəslɪ
infelicitously
ˌɪnfɪˈlɪsɪtəslɪ
iniquitously
ɪnˈɪkwɪtəslɪ
momentously
məʊˈmentəslɪ
necessitously
nɪˈsɛsɪtəslɪ
obviously
ˈɒbvɪəslɪ
portentously
pɔːˈtɛntəslɪ
precipitously
prɪˈsɪpɪtəslɪ
previously
ˈpriːvɪəslɪ
riotously
ˈraɪətəslɪ
routously
ˈraʊtəslɪ
serendipitously
ˌserənˈdɪpɪtəslɪ
seriously
ˈsɪərɪəslɪ
solicitously
səˈlɪsɪtəslɪ
ubiquitously
juːˈbɪkwətəslɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CIRCUITOUSLY

circuit
circuit binding
circuit board
circuit breaker
circuit court
circuit judge
circuit rider
circuit training
circuital
circuiteer
circuities
circuitous
circuitousness
circuitry
circuity
circulable
circular
circular breathing
circular function
circular measure

WORDS THAT END LIKE CIRCUITOUSLY

anonymously
cautiously
consciously
continuously
curiously
dangerously
deliciously
deviously
enormously
famously
generously
graciously
hilariously
marvellously
meticulously
outrageously
ridiculously
simultaneously
tremendously
unanimously
vigorously

Synonyms and antonyms of circuitously in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «circuitously» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CIRCUITOUSLY

Find out the translation of circuitously to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of circuitously from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «circuitously» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

迂回
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tortuosamente
570 millions of speakers

English

circuitously
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

circuitously
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

circuitously
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

окольно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

circuitously
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরোক্ষভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circuitously
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Secara litar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

umständlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

circuitously
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

circuitously
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyopir
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

circuitously
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

circuitously
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सरळपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dolambaçlı olarak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tortuosamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

circuitously
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обхідними
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ocolitoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλαγίως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

circuitously
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

omvägar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

omveier
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of circuitously

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUITOUSLY»

The term «circuitously» is normally little used and occupies the 126.277 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUITOUSLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «circuitously» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «circuitously» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about circuitously

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CIRCUITOUSLY»

Discover the use of circuitously in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to circuitously and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Montgomeryshire Collections
... which (I plough by the 0x) is mean in the estimation of some. Circuitously does the Vyrnyw flow, And (circuitously) goes the Tern to the Roden And goes the Twrch to the Banwy. . Circuitously does the Elwydden flow, And circuitously goes the ...
2
Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to ...
... the furrow which (I plough by the ox) is mean in the estimation of some. Circuitously does the Vyrnyw flow, And (circuitously) goes the Tern to the Roden And goes the Twrch to the Banwy. Circuitously docs the Elwydden flow, And circuitously ...
Powys-land Club, 1869
3
Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to ...
... which (I plough by the ox) is mean in the estimation of some.' Circuitously does the Vymyw flow, And (circuitously) goes the Tern to the Roden And goes the Twrch to the Banwy. Circuitously does the Elwydden flow, And circuitously goes the ...
4
Selection of Reports and Papers of the House of Commons: ...
I apprehend it would. Henry Blamhari. You have stated an apprehension, that the produce of British India might, (14 June.) if permitted, come circuitously through a part of the Continent, because you found ' that coffee goes directly to Holland, ...
5
Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
I apprehend it would. Henry Blanshard. You have stated an apprehension, that the produce of British India might, (14 June.) if permitted, come circuitously through a part of the Continent, because you found that coffee goes directly to Holland, ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1820
6
Conchologia Iconica: Or, Illustrations of the Shells of ...
Shell circuitously triangular, affixed by the side, both valves smooth, radiately somewhat obsoletely three-ribbed, ribs roughly noduled ; white, obliquely veined throughout with purple-rose lines, interior white. Hab. ? (attached to shells.) ...
Lovell Reeve, 1847
7
REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES: ADMINISTRARTION OF JUSTICE IN ...
You have stated an apprehension, that the produce of British India might, (14 June.1) if permitted, come circuitously through a part of the Continent, because you found that coffee goes directly to Holland, in preference to coming through this ...
8
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of ...
... directly or circuitously to some Spanish port in South .flmericu, a cargo consisting of manufactured goods, with an assortment of quick-silver, paper, and cards of Spanish manufacture, wines, brandit-s, and all other innocent articles. as might ...
Sir Edward Hyde East, Thomas Day, 1817
9
Statutes at Large ...: (29 v. in 32) Statutes or the United ...
... such further Provisions by Authority of Parliament, as might from time to time be deemed necessary for enabling His Majesty's Subjects to carry on Trade and Traffic, directly or circuitously, as well between all Ports and Places situate without ...
Great Britain, 1817
10
Report relative to the trade with the East Indies and China, ...
I conceive that One Half of the Tea is used in America, and the other Half in Europe. Are you aware that a large Quantity of Tea is brought from China to Europe circuitously through America? _ They have no Occasion to bring it circuitously, ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CIRCUITOUSLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term circuitously is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Greeks vote for chaos instead of Europe
... EU will resume but will progress slowly and circuitously, or the trio of creditors will not even return to the table following the latest rejection. «portfolio.hu, Jul 15»
2
REVIEW: Terell Stafford, `BrotherLee Love: Celebrating Lee Morgan …
In leading things off with such a complex, circuitously-arrived-at destination, he's not only exhibiting his chops, but beautifully playing off pianist ... «Classicalite, Jul 15»
3
'In Stereo' Is a Cautionary Tale for Love-Seekers in Their 30s
The majority of the film, directed by Mel Rodriguez III, making his feature debut, spins circuitously—and sometimes frustratingly—around their ... «New York Observer, Jul 15»
4
Black Church Burnings: GoFundMe Campaign Relocated In Light Of …
YouCaring's tagline is “Compassionate Crowdfunding,” a phrase that circuitously speaks to some of the reputational challenges faced by ... «International Business Times, Jul 15»
5
'The kids' who brought pro baseball to Everett
... Walla Walla had not come up for sale about the same time, and if the Bavasis' search for a new home had not led them circuitously to Everett, ... «HeraldNet, Jun 15»
6
Man o' Wars Hot on Social Media; Island's Clean Waters Have Dirty …
Which actually leads us, circuitously, back to those colorful, tropical jellyfish in our midst. Man o' wars are far more a social media commotion ... «The SandPaper, Jun 15»
7
Researchers quantify an ongoing mass extinction event
He said that the researchers' study is different from other studies that probably estimate modern extinction rates circuitously. Some of the ... «NY City News, Jun 15»
8
ESPN Brings Betting Talk To The Mainstream
ESPN says it wants to be more direct about a topic broadcasters have dealt with circuitously, often with a wink and nod, rather than in the direct ... «NPR, Jun 15»
9
2015 Tesla Model S P85D
Tesla's trip-planning software led him circuitously through Washington, D.C. (rather than the more direct, southeasterly route from Detroit) in order to utilize ... «Car and Driver, Jun 15»
10
Jim Webb and the Confederate Battle Flag: A Rare Rational Voice …
If we ban the Confederate battle flag when someone only circuitously connected to it commits a heinous crime, why not ban the gay rights flag ... «Breitbart News, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Circuitously [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/circuitously>. Dec 2019 ».
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