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circuitous

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If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he would make a fortune.
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English

Etymology

First attested in 1664. From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] circuitōsus < circuitus < circumeō "I go around" < circum "around + "I go"

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
circuitous

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  1. Not direct or to the point.
  2. Of a long and winding route.

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