What is another word for more or less so?

34 synonyms found


[ mˈɔːɹ ɔː lˈɛs sˈə͡ʊ], [ mˈɔːɹ ɔː lˈɛs sˈə‍ʊ], [ m_ˈɔː_ɹ ɔː l_ˈɛ_s s_ˈəʊ]

"More or less so" is a phrase used to indicate a degree of certainty or agreement with a statement, often implying that the degree may be approximate or variable. Synonyms for this phrase include "more or less," "to some extent," "in a way," "kind of," "somewhat," and "more or less so." These expressions convey a similar meaning and emphasis the level of variability or subjectivity in the degree of certainty or agreement expressed. So, it is important to understand the context in which these expressions are used to better comprehend the intended message.

How to use "More or less so" in context?

I had a really interesting conversation with my mom today. We were discussing our views on more or less so clauses. To paraphrase, my mom believes that more or less so clauses are used most often in polite conversations or writing, because speakers and writers want to be polite and not offend their listeners or readers. My mom said she doesn't use them very often herself, because they can be confusing.

I don't know about you, but I sometimes find more or less so clauses confusing.

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