Mental Enlightenment Scientific-Methodological Journal


In today's fast-paced society, the role of euphemisms in maintaining human kindness is invaluable. One of the ideas put forward in the article is to emphasize that when humanity uses euphemisms, it is primarily in good faith that it does not harm the audience around it. Our observations show that this function of euphemism has not lost its power in modern life. This article discusses the reasons for the use of euphemism in speech and the ideas put forward by scientists in this regard.

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