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synonyms for verbosity

  • logorrhea
  • long-windedness
  • loquaciousness
  • loquacity
  • prolixity
  • talkativeness
  • verbiage
  • verboseness
  • garrulous
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How to use verbosity in a sentence

The last chapter, however, surpasses all the others in verbosity.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XIII, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1871VARIOUS
He must learn to exchange his verbosity for action in the great battle of life.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
She was glad that she did not have to talk, that her new employer's verbosity covered up her own silence.
FIND THE WOMANARTHUR SOMERS ROCHE
An unnecessary profusion of words is called verbiage: verbosity, wordiness.
THE VERBALISTTHOMAS EMBLY OSMUN, (AKA ALFRED AYRES)
Its first meaning of "abundance" is liable, as Erasmus begins by showing, to be understood as mere verbosity.
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAMEPHRAIM EMERTON
I will answer briefly, not to bore both you and myself to death with verbosity and also because I have to write to many others.
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAMEPHRAIM EMERTON
But for all that I cannot help seeing his faults which I mentioned in my former satire—his extreme verbosity and roughness.
STUDIES IN THE POETRY OF ITALY, I. ROMANFRANK JUSTUS MILLER
He used the longest words, and, getting entangled in his own verbosity, was obliged to leave his sentence unfinished.
MRS. CRADDOCKW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The Government, too, was issuing communications of vague and rhetorical verbosity.
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSEVICENTE BLASCO IBANEZ
Miss Burney accuses him of emptiness, verbosity and pomposity, all of which she describes in an amusing manner.
LIFE OF JOHNSON, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)BOSWELL
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WORDS RELATED TO VERBOSITY

  • circumlocution
  • diffusion
  • long-windedness
  • prolixity
  • rambling
  • verbiage
  • verboseness
  • verbosity
  • wordage
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