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Category:English hedges

Recent additions to the category
  1. in layperson's terms
  2. in laywoman's terms
  3. apparently
  4. two cents
  5. strictly
  6. from the heart
  7. at a glance
  8. somewhat
  9. relatively
  10. reasonably
Oldest pages ordered by last edit
  1. AFAIAC
  2. rumoredly
  3. at first sight
  4. in essence
  5. AFAICS
  6. all else being equal
  7. ostensively
  8. rumouredly
  9. from the heart
  10. by all accounts

Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by semantic function » Hedges

English expressions that are used to qualify statements so as to lessen impact, e.g. to appear polite or modest or to soften a blow.

See also Category:English modal adverbs