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Definition of "long-windedly" [long-windedly]

  • In a long-winded manner; in a fashion employing more lengthy phrasing, utilizing extraneous words, making use of superfluous verbiage, applying more grandiose verbal construction, etc., than is strictly required, necessary, or desirable, in order to convey the essential nature of the communication. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "long-windedly" in a sentence
  • "Finally (and long-windedly), I sincerely doubt that the breastfeeding mother and child in the Paul Frank store posed ANY danger to each other or to the other people in the store."
  • "Max's discovery of Lily's secret, and his decision to make a separate peace with its particular horror -- to brick it up, like a monster in the basement, and return upstairs to resume his happy life -- is powerfully if, in its extended confession scene, long-windedly evoked."
  • "But if you think that sexual imagery, in films or out, is the sole dimension of what it will take for blacks in America to achieve genuine parity in this society, there, I'll have to respectfully and long-windedly disagree."
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