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

Origin of verbosity

From the Late Latin word verbōsitās, dating back to 1535–45. See verbose, -ity
Related formsnon·ver·bos·i·ty, noun

Synonyms for verbosity

Antonyms for verbosity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for verbosity

1540s, from French verbosité (16c.) or directly from Latin verbositas, from verbosus (see verbose).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper