Verbosities
Verbosity Ver*bos"i*ty, n.; pl. {Verbosities}. [L. verbositas: cf. F. verbosit['e].] The quality or state of being verbose; the use of more words than are necessary; prolixity; wordiness; verbiage. [1913 Webster]

The worst fault, by far, is the extreme diffuseness and verbosity of his style. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster]


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  • Verbosity — Ver*bos i*ty, n.; pl. {Verbosities}. [L. verbositas: cf. F. verbosit[ e].] The quality or state of being verbose; the use of more words than are necessary; prolixity; wordiness; verbiage. [1913 Webster] The worst fault, by far, is the extreme… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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