Circular and Plain


Circular adjective - Not straightforward or direct.
Usage example: a rather circular discussion of the problem that never addresses it directly

Plain is an antonym for circular.


Plain adjective - Free from all additions or embellishment.

Circular is an antonym for plain.

Nearby Words: plainly, plainness, plaint

How words are described

huge huge circular huge plain
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