Definition of prolix in English:

prolix

Syllabification: pro·lix
Pronunciation: /prōˈliks
 
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

prolixity

Pronunciation: /-ˈliksətē/
noun
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  • He was acutely aware of the problems of prolixity and worked hard to prune his original drafts, but his interest in minute analysis led inevitably to an expansive style.
  • Redundancy of subjects and prolixity of expression accompany the mammoth and tedious labours which otherwise are expounded with extraordinary effort and concentration.
  • The text exhibits a remarkable prolixity, considering that it is only 284 words long.

prolixly

adverb

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French prolixe or Latin prolixus 'poured forth, extended', from pro- 'outward' + liquere 'be liquid'.

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