verbosity

[ ver-bos-i-tee ]
/ vərˈbɒs ɪ ti /

noun

the state or quality of being verbose; superfluity of words; wordiness: His speeches were always marred by verbosity.

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Origin of verbosity

From the Late Latin word verbōsitās, dating back to 1535–45. See verbose, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM verbosity

non·ver·bos·i·ty, noun
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