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circumfluous

cir·cum·flu·ous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ser-kuhm-floo-uh s]
    • /sərˈkʌm flu əs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ser-kuhm-floo-uh s]
    • /sərˈkʌm flu əs/

Definitions of circumfluous word

  • adjective circumfluous flowing all around 3
  • adjective circumfluous surrounded by or as if by water 3
  • abbreviation CIRCUMFLUOUS circumfluent. 1
  • adjective circumfluous surrounded by water. 1

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Origin of circumfluous

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
1605-15; < Latin circumfluus, equivalent to circum- circum- + -fluus, derivative of fluere to flow; see -ous

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Parts of speech for Circumfluous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

circumfluous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

circumfluous usage trend in Literature

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