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    hyper-diplomatic

    Does "hyper-diplomatic" mean "very polite"?


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    #2

    Re: hyper-diplomatic

    It means ​excessively tactful/sensitive/polite.

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    Re: hyper-diplomatic

    GoodTaste, please be careful what you cut and paste in future. There were two obscenities/vulgarities in the posted information which caused the post to be reported.
    I have replaced the obscenities with asterisks.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: hyper-diplomatic

    Is the expanded form of BS really that upsetting to people these days? Sources for the 136 citations in the British National Corpus include The Daily Mirror, The Independent and The Guardian.

    It really does seem to be the most appropriate word for some of the c*** that emerges from the mouth of that person.

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    #5

    Re: hyper-diplomatic

    I think it has become detached from sh*t to such an extent that is has lost the association.

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