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wordage

[wur-dij]
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noun
  1. words collectively.
  2. quantity or amount of words: The wordage of the document exceeds a million.
  3. verbiage; wordiness.
  4. choice of words; wording: His wordage betrayed his lack of knowledge on the subject.
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Origin of wordage

First recorded in 1820–30; word + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for wordage

wordage

noun
  1. words considered collectively, esp a quantity of words
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