Asked by Leslie Torres on Mar 10, 2024



A euphemism is a word or phrase that is

A) possibly offensive.
B) general or abstract in meaning.
C) highly technical.
D) a milder term for one with negative connotations.


A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.

Negative Connotations

The association of words or phrases with negative feelings, attitudes, or judgments.

  • Identify and understand the use of euphemisms in communication.

Verified Answer

Valerie Ramirez

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
A euphemism is a milder or less negative term used in place of a potentially offensive or harsh one.