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  • Wordiness, noun 2015-02-19
    Definition of Wordiness “Wordiness is the habit of using more words than necessary to express one’s meaning. It makes writing appear inflated, pompous, and confusing. When one uses too many wordy constructions, it becomes difficult for readers to sift through all the words and understand the author’s meaning. In academic writing, ...
  • Wordy, adjective 2015-02-19
    Definition of Wordy characterized by or given to the use of too many words using an excessive number of words. Wordy in other parts of speech noun: wordiness adverb: wordily adjective: wordy, wordier (comparative), wordiest (superlative) Wordy synonyms Best synonym verbose Other synonyms bombastic, chatty, circumlocutory, diffuse, discursive, flatulent, gabby, garrulous, inflated, lengthy, long-drawn-out, long-winded, loquacious, overlong, palaverous, periphrastic, pleonastic, prolix, ...

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