prolixity
noun see prolix

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  • Prolixity — Pro*lix i*ty, n. [L. prolixitas: cf. F. prolixit[ e].] The quality or state of being prolix; great length; minute detail; as, prolixity in discourses and writings. For fulsomeness of his prolixitee. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Idly running on with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prolixity — (from Latin prolixus , extended, also called verbosity and garrulousness) in language refers to speech or writing which uses an excess of words. Adjectival forms include prolix, verbose, and garrulous.Prolixity can also be used to refer to the… …   Wikipedia

  • prolixity — noun effusion, long windedness, loquacity, redundancy, verbiage, verbosity, wordiness Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 prolixity n. An …   Law dictionary

  • prolixity — prolix ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of speech or writing) tediously lengthy. DERIVATIVES prolixity noun prolixly adverb. ORIGIN Latin prolixus poured forth, extended …   English terms dictionary

  • prolixity — See prolix. * * * …   Universalium

  • prolixity — noun long windedness, an excess of words Syn: verbosity …   Wiktionary

  • prolixity — Synonyms and related words: bedizenment, big mouth, boringness, candor, cloud of words, communicativeness, conversableness, dullness, duplication, duplication of effort, effusion, effusiveness, embellishment, expletive, extravagance, fat,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prolixity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Words or the use of words in excess of those needed for clarity or precision: diffuseness, diffusion, long windedness, pleonasm, redundancy, verbiage, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordage, wordiness. See EXCESS,… …   English dictionary for students

  • prolixity — pro·lix·i·ty || ‚prəʊ lɪksÉ™tɪ /‚prÉ™ n. state of being boring, tediousness, dullness; verbosity, excessive wordiness, excessive lengthiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prolixity — n. Diffuseness, prolixness, verbosity, tedious, length, minute detail …   New dictionary of synonyms

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