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Circuity   Listen
noun
Circuity  n.  A going round in a circle; a course not direct; a roundabout way of proceeding.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Circuity" Quotes from Famous Books



... one of these, and having slaked my thirst, I sat down upon the bank, to reflect on my situation. The circuity of the path had frequently been noticed, and I began to suspect that, though I had travelled long, I had not moved far from the spot where I ...
— Edgar Huntley • Charles Brockden Brown

... and with much perplexity on what I had said. When he spoke there was hesitation in his manner and circuity in his expressions, that proved him to have something in his thoughts which he knew not how to communicate. He frequently paused; but my answers and remarks, occasionally given, appeared to deter him from the revelation of his purpose. Our discourse ended, for the present, ...
— Arthur Mervyn - Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 • Charles Brockden Brown



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