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What literary device is being used when a writer intentionally describes something as being less than it actually is? epigram paradox understatement pun


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JamieJamieJamie

3 years ago Comment

Understatement is a the literary device being used when a writer intentionally describes something as being less than it actually is.

Understatement as a literary device may be used for emphasizing a point, to lend humor in a situation, or an irony.