circuity

[ ser-kyoo-i-tee ]
/ sərˈkyu ɪ ti /

noun, plural cir·cu·i·ties.

circuitous quality or roundabout character.

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Origin of circuity

First recorded in 1535–45; circuit + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for circuity

circuity
/ (səˈkjuːɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

(of speech, reasoning, etc) a roundabout or devious quality
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