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noun as in wordiness

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Even Netflix itself got in on the memes devoted to Geralt’s hilarious lack of verbosity in the first season, but that’s a gag that would have gotten old eventually, and fortunately the writers realized this.

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The last chapter, however, surpasses all the others in verbosity.

He must learn to exchange his verbosity for action in the great battle of life.

She was glad that she did not have to talk, that her new employer's verbosity covered up her own silence.

An unnecessary profusion of words is called verbiage: verbosity, wordiness.

Its first meaning of "abundance" is liable, as Erasmus begins by showing, to be understood as mere verbosity.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to verbosity, such as: logorrhea, long-windedness, loquaciousness, loquacity, prolixity, and talkativeness.

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