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wordage

[ wur-dij ]
/ ˈwɜr dɪdʒ /
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noun
words collectively.
quantity or amount of words: The wordage of the document exceeds a million.
verbiage; wordiness.
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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How to use wordage in a sentence

  • Thoughts had to be completely and clearly detailed, then phrased into normal, basic wordage before he would acknowledge them.

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British Dictionary definitions for wordage

wordage
/ (ˈwɜːdɪdʒ) /

noun
words considered collectively, esp a quantity of words
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