AskDefine | Define wordiness

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wordiness \Word"i*ness\, n. The quality or state of being wordy, or abounding with words; verboseness. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wordiness n : boring verboseness [syn: prolixity, prolixness, long-windedness]

English

Etymology

wordy + -ness

Noun

  1. The excessive, often unnecessary, use of words in a sentence.

Synonyms

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