Definition of Ambagious

1. Adjective. Roundabout and unnecessarily wordy. "A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."




Definition of Ambagious

1. a. Circumlocutory; circuitous.

Definition of Ambagious

1. Adjective. Roundabout; vague. ¹

2. Adjective. Indefinite. ¹

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Definition of Ambagious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ambagious

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amazingness
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amazon stone
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ambage
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ambagious (current term)
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Literary usage of Ambagious

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1. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget (1883)
"... prosing, maundering; circumlocutory, periphrastic, ambagious, roundabout ; digressive ; dis-, ex-cursive ; rambling, episodic ; flatulent, frothy. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... a circumlocutory form of speech. AMA/OMAN, (^ra-a-zo'-ne-an) a. Warlike ; relating to the Amazons. ambagious, (am-ba'-je-us) a. Circumlocutory. ..."

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