Definitions for verbosity-ˈbɒs ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
expressed in or characterized by the use of many or too many words; wordy:
a verbose report; a verbose speaker.
Origin of verbose:
1665–75; < L verbōsus=verb(um)word+-ōsus -ose1
ver•bos′i•ty-ˈbɒs ɪ ti(n.)
an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
The excess use of words, especially using more than are needed for clarity or precision; long-windedness
Origin: verbose + -ity; confer Late Latin verbositas, from (Classical) Latin verbosus, from verbum "the word"
the quality or state of being verbose; the use of more words than are necessary; prolixity; wordiness; verbiage
Verbosity refers to speech or writing which is deemed to use an excess of words. Adjectival forms are verbose, wordy, prolix and garrulous. Examples are the expressions "in the vicinity of" and "in order to". The opposite of verbosity is succinctness that can be found in plain language and laconism.
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