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Noun Concept
Categories: Rhetorical techniques, Public relations techniques
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understatement
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A statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said WordNet 3.0
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A statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Understatement is a form of speech or disclosure which contains an expression of lesser strength than what would be expected. Wikipedia
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An incomplete disclosure that intentionally withholds relevant information. Wiktionary
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