governmentalese

governmentese

[guhv-ern-muhn-teez, -tees, -er-muhn-]
noun
complicated or obscurantist language thought to be characteristic of government bureaucratic statements; officialese.
Also, governmentalese [guhv-ern-men-tl-eez, -ees, guhv-er-] .


Origin:
government + -ese

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