Definition of verbosity in English:


Syllabification: ver·bos·i·ty
Pronunciation: /vərˈbäsətē


  • The quality of using more words than needed; wordiness: a critic with a reputation for verbosity
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    • Keep it curt, Kenny, and stop soft-soaping us with your loquacity and verbosity.
    • Yet woe to those who are silent about you because, though loquacious with verbosity, they have nothing to say.
    • For all its verbosity, the task-force report never explains its central conceit: ‘equity in hiring.’

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