- characterized by or given to the use of many, or too many, words; verbose: She grew impatient at his wordy reply.
- pertaining to or consisting of words; verbal.
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Related Words for wordinessdiffusion, rhetoric, redundancy, garrulity, copiousness, circumlocution, diffuseness, verboseness, verbiage, loquacity, prolixity, repetition, pleonasm, logorrhea, loquaciousness, tautology, redundance, verbosity, fecundity, officialese
Examples from the Web for wordiness
Historical Examples of wordiness
Thence much of the wordiness of our written, if not spoken, composition.An Outline of English Speech-craft
And yet there is no noisiness, no wordiness, about them; nothing like rant or violence.Discipline
Often simply redundant, used from a mere habit of wordiness.The Elements of Style
Boys dislike fussiness, and wordiness, and beating about the bush.Sunday-School Success
Amos R. Wells
McGregor was so irritated by what he took to be the wordiness of the man that he could not restrain himself.Marching Men
- using, inclined to use, or containing an excess of wordsa wordy writer; a wordy document
- of the nature of or relating to words; verbal