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.

Nearby words

  1. verbify,
  2. verbigeration,
  3. verbing,
  4. verbose,
  5. verbosely,
  6. verboten,
  7. verbum sap,
  8. vercelli,
  9. vercelli book,
  10. vercingetorix

Origin of verbosity

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

Related formsnon·ver·bos·i·ty, noun

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