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nice-nel•ly•ism



Pronunciation: (nīs'nel'ē-iz"um), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/nice-nellyism.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. excessive modesty; prudishness.
2. a euphemism: an evasive style of writing, full of circumlocutions and nice-nellyisms. Also,nice'-Nel'ly•ism.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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