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Definition of "prolixity" [pro•lix•i•ty]

  • Long-windedness, an excess of words (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "prolixity" in a sentence
  • "I shall want the rest to lengthen out the 9th for which the business with Burgundy affords not enough materials. prolixity is always bad."
  • "I fancy, though, that I have said too much about him already, and my prolixity is the more uncalled for as he is not the hero of my story."
  • "But he often takes a false measure of their importance; and his superfluous prolixity is disagreeably balanced by his unseasonable brevity.] 66 Chishull, a curious traveller, has remarked the breadth of the Danube, which he passed to the south of Bucharest near the conflux of the Argish, (p. 77.)"