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perissology

Line breaks: peris|sol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /pɛrɪˈsɒlədʒi
 
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Definition of perissology in English:

noun

[mass noun] rare
The use of more words than are necessary to convey meaning.

Origin

late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek perissologia, from perissos 'redundant' + -logy.

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