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Synonyms for litotes
ˈlaɪ təˌtiz, ˈlɪt ə-, laɪˈtoʊ tizlitotes

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  1. litotes, meiosisnoun

    understatement 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"

    Synonyms:
    miosis, meiosis, reduction division

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