Wordish
Wordish Word"ish, a. Respecting words; full of words; wordy. [R.] --Sir P. Sidney. -- {Word"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The truth they hide by their dark woordishness. --Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster]


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  • wordish — adjective Of or pertaining to words; verbal; wordy. He yieldeth to the power of the mind an image of that of which the philosopher bestoweth but a wordish description …   Wiktionary

  • wordish — word·ish …   English syllables

  • wordish — dish adjective 1. obsolete : made up of or having to do with words : verbal 2. obsolete : containing more words than necessary : verbose, wordy • word …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wordishness — Wordish Word ish, a. Respecting words; full of words; wordy. [R.] Sir P. Sidney. {Word ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] The truth they hide by their dark woordishness. Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wordishness — noun The state of being wordish …   Wiktionary

  • wordishly — adverb see wordish …   Useful english dictionary

  • wordishness — noun see wordish * * * wordˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑word …   Useful english dictionary

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