Meaning of CIRCULAR in English

adj. 1 round, disc-shaped or chiefly US disk-shaped, disc-like or chiefly US disk-like, discoid; ring-shaped, ring-like, annular Notice the circular pattern of growth of this ivy 2 roundabout, indirect, circuitous, tortuous, twisting, twisted, anfractuous; periphrastic, circumlocutory; devious We had to take a circular route because the road was closed Why can't she say what she means instead of being so circular? 3 illogical, inconsistent, redundant, fallacious, irrational, Formal sophistic or sophistical To say that you exist because you think and that you think because you exist is an example of circular reasoning

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.