Resource: wordnet/30/noun/litotes_1_10_00

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rdfs:commentunderstatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary); "saying `I was not a little upset' when you mean `I was very upset' is an example of litotes" ('en' language string)
rdfs:labellitotes ('en' language string)
rdfs:labelmeiosis ('en' language string)
lvont:broaderlexvo:wordnet/30/noun/rhetorical_device_1_10_00
lvont:broaderlexvo:wordnet/30/noun/understatement_1_10_00
lvont:labellexvo:term/eng/litotes
lvont:labellexvo:term/eng/meiosis
lvont:nearlySameAshttp://purl.org/vocabularies/princeton/wn30/synset-litotes-noun-2
skos:noteThis resource corresponds to the meaning of the gloss text. It shares its meaning with that of the synonym set rather than denoting the WordNet synset. ('en' language string)

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