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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. in laywoman's terms
  2. in layperson's terms
  3. from the heart
  4. presumptively
  5. all else being equal
  6. ostensively
  7. AFAIAC
  8. reputedly
  9. defendably
  10. rumoredly

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