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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.
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.
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.
But for all that I cannot help seeing his faults which I mentioned in my former satire—his extreme verbosity and roughness.
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.
Miss Burney accuses him of emptiness, verbosity and pomposity, all of which she describes in an amusing manner.

WORDS RELATED TO VERBOSITY

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judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION