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comment What word means people who blindly follow the routine?
This isn't quite the word you're looking for, but if you're looking for someone who is deliberately obtrusive by following their instructions to the letter, you're looking for a jobsworth: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jobsworth
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comment Listing options
What would make this list "improved" in your opinion? Also, "sign up" usually has a space in it.
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reviewed No Action Needed Words to describe a person who frequently asks questions even though they know the answer
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comment What is deliberately using complex sentences to confuse people called?
I think "circumlocution" does suggest concealment, since you're circumlocuting around something, which to me is a form of deceit. But I'd agree that it doesn't suggest confusion!
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reviewed Reviewed I'm stuck on finding a word to say “you can try anything” or “anything goes”
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answered Is there a single word for when something becomes neglected or forgotten (e.g. a plant dies because the gardener forgets to water it)?
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answered What is deliberately using complex sentences to confuse people called?
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comment What is deliberately using complex sentences to confuse people called?
TVTropes rather brilliantly refers to this as "Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness"
Jun
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comment What is deliberately using complex sentences to confuse people called?
Fans of the Yes Minister TV show will immediately understand if you refer to it as "pulling a Sir Humphrey". Some examples: aadithyakv.com/blog/sir-humphreys-longest-sentences
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