- the act or manner of expressing in words; phrasing.
- the particular choice of words in which a thing is expressed: He liked the thought but not the wording.
Origin of wording
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- the way in which words are used to express a statement, report, etc, esp a written one
- the words themselves, as used in a written statement or a sign
Word Origin and History for wordings'
"choice of words," apparently was coined by Milton in "Eikonoklastes" (1649). From present participle of word (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper