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See definition of windiness on Dictionary.com
  • as inflatulence
  • as inpleonasm
  • as inprolixity
  • as inverboseness
  • as inwordiness

synonyms for windiness

  • babble
  • boasting
  • bombast
  • claptrap
  • fustian
  • turgidity
  • twaddle
  • empty talk
  • hot air
  • idle words
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How to use windiness in a sentence

The mechanical theory is a necessary reaction against romance that has decayed into windiness, extravagance, and incoherence.
THE ART OF LETTERSROBERT LYND
Flatulence is not inserted; but Flatulency is said to be 'windiness; fulness of wind.'
DEFORMITIES OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, SELECTED FROM HIS WORKSANONYMOUS
The remedies which they use are large clysters, whereby they void store of windiness.
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL, COMPLETE.FRANCOIS RABELAIS
Terrence completes his circle right there and stultifies all his windiness.
THE LITTLE LADY OF THE BIG HOUSEJACK LONDON
If, as has been said, "windiness" is the chief fault of the beginner, where can he learn to correct that error more quickly?
HOW TO WRITE A NOVELANONYMOUS
Flat′ulence, Flat′ulency, distension of the stomach or bowels by gases formed during digestion: windiness, emptiness.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
In excess, it produces verbosity, talkativeness, and "windiness" of expression.
HOW TO READ HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
The author does it so well because he tells his story with great simplicity and without what I believe he would call "windiness."
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, MAY 28, 1919.VARIOUS
"Windiness" and irrelevancy are the twin evils of conversations in fiction.
HOW TO WRITE A NOVELANONYMOUS
I cried out on him as a scoundrel, though vexed with myself for such mere windiness of utterance.
HUMPHREY BOLDHERBERT STRANG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WINDINESS

  • babble
  • boasting
  • bombast
  • claptrap
  • empty talk
  • fustian
  • hot air
  • idle words
  • turgidity
  • twaddle
  • windiness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.