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noun as in diffuseness

noun as in verbiage

noun as in verbosity


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His style is marvellously musical but overweighted by his classical long-windedness and difficult syntax.

What in this piece Enry Hauthor Jones mistook for the "divine afflatus" is mere long-windedness.

Very likely he rambled on with his wonted long windedness, but the five eavesdropping in the foreroom heard no more.

Long-windedness, or talking round the story, utterly destroys this movement.

But Gibbs was prone to long-windedness and to the making of speeches.

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On this page you'll find 131 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to long-windedness, such as: circumlocution, diffusion, prolixity, verbiage, verboseness, and verbosity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.