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synonyms for prolixity

  • circumlocution
  • copiousness
  • diffuseness
  • diffusion
  • garrulity
  • logorrhea
  • long-windedness
  • loquaciousness
  • loquacity
  • pleonasm
  • redundance
  • redundancy
  • repetition
  • rhetoric
  • tautology
  • verbiage
  • verboseness
  • verbosity
  • windiness
  • wordage
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antonyms for prolixity

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  • conciseness
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How to use prolixity in a sentence

If I selected lucid and simple extracts, they would give no idea of the intricacy and prolixity of Duns.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Mrs. G. is extremely satisfied with my diligence and prolixity; but seems to wish that we would settle her account with Gilbert.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Soundings and courses and distances, are detailed with the tedious prolixity, and probably, with the uncertainty of the era.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Her patriotism knew no bounds, and her prolixity was much on the same scale.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Grotius's great attention was to avoid prolixity and confusion in his pleadings.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
Tiraboschi contains perhaps more information; but his prolixity is very wearisome.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
They have many other customs, which are omitted to avoid prolixity.
THE LETTERS OF AMERIGO VESPUCCIAMERIGO VESPUCCI
War tempts him to prolixity, to classical allusion, even to hexameters of astonishingly loose joints.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
Since they are the touchstone of the modern Swedish faith, the reader will pardon prolixity if I give them all.
THE SWEDISH REVOLUTION UNDER GUSTAVUS VASAPAUL BARRON WATSON
He repeatedly disclaims both prolixity and rhetorical ornament.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROLIXITY

  • beating around the bush
  • circumambages
  • diffuseness
  • discursiveness
  • euphemism
  • gassiness
  • indirectness
  • periphrase
  • periphrasis
  • pleonasm
  • prolixity
  • roundabout
  • tautology
  • verbal evasion
  • verbality
  • verbiage
  • wordiness
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