circuitously Definition

  • 1in a way that is longer than the most direct way
  • 2in a roundabout or indirect way

Using circuitously: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "circuitously" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He answered circuitously, avoiding the question.

  • Example

    She arrived at her destination circuitously, taking many detours.

  • Example

    The author's argument was presented circuitously, making it difficult to follow.

circuitously Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: circuitously in Brief

The adverb 'circuitously' [sərˈkjuːɪtəsli] describes a route or method that is longer or more indirect than necessary. It can be used to describe speech or writing that is not straightforward or easy to follow. For example, 'He answered circuitously, avoiding the question.'