Synonyms for long-windedness

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

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

WORD ORIGIN

also longwinded, 1580s, "given to lengthy speeches," from long (adj.) + wind (n.) in the secondary Middle English sense "breath in speaking" (early 14c.).

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