The euphemism of losing “situational awareness” could be an evasive way of describing just this altered state.
History is likely to dispense with the euphemism of "mowing the lawn" and call this what it is: perpetual war.
euphemism is sadly underused in American politics, but seized upon abroad.
Whatever became of infidelity in the afternoon—would one Tweet it afterward with a euphemism or a rating?
The camp was supposed to be a “model ghetto,” a euphemism if there ever was one.
For finiteness and nothingness are identical; finiteness is only a euphemism for nothingness.
As applied to her, the term: coveralls, regulation, gray was strictly a euphemism.
This term was a euphemism to emphasize the transformation of their hitherto immediate into a mediate relation to the Empire.
A euphemism of kleptomania had been offered and accepted as sufficient excuse for her crime.
One indignant Saint, with a talent for euphemism, was heard to say, "Brigham will have his spirit disembodied!"
1650s, from Greek euphemismos "use of a favorable word in place of an inauspicious one," from euphemizein "speak with fair words, use words of good omen," from eu- "good" (see eu-) + pheme "speaking," from phanai "speak" (see fame (n.)).
In ancient Greece, the superstitious avoidance of words of ill-omen during religious ceremonies, or substitutions such as Eumenides "the Gracious Ones" for the Furies (see also Euxine). In English, a rhetorical term at first; broader sense of "choosing a less distasteful word or phrase than the one meant" is first attested 1793. Related: Euphemistic; euphemistically.
An agreeable word or expression substituted for one that is potentially offensive, often having to do with bodily functions, sex, or death; for example, rest room for toilet, lady of the evening for prostitute. The Nazis used euphemism in referring to their plan to murder the world's Jews as “the Final Solution.”