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prolixity

[ proh-lik-si-tee ]
/ proʊˈlɪk sɪ ti /
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noun

the state or quality of being unnecessarily or tediously wordy; verbosity: The book offers food for thought but, for all its prolixity, fails to effectively explain what is at the core of irony as a rhetorical strategy.
a tendency to speak or write at great or tedious length:As a communicator, the official suffers from a lethal mix of ailments: terminal prolixity, rampant hyperbole, and a preference for bureaucratic jargon.

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Sometimes pro·lix·ness [proh-liks-nis] /proʊˈlɪks nɪs/ .
o·ver·pro·lix·i·ty, noun
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