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Definition of "turgidness" []

  • The condition of being turgid; turgidity (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "turgidness" in a sentence
  • "This is partly because we still think of Tony Blair as the prime minister (and he is often on American television rather pretending he is still prime minister), and yet, confusingly, he isn't running, and partly because his stand-in, Gordon Brown, who is actually the prime minister, is a figure of almost incomprehensible dourness and turgidness."
  • "Mieville gropes for a prose style in the opening hundred pages or so, meaning that the opening part of the book is delivered in short, staccato bursts, one moment enjoyable, the next annoyingly obtuse to the point of turgidness."
  • "It was also a relief from the turgidness of Welsh Politics."