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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Boring verbosity.

Usage examples (35)
  • I shall want the rest to lengthen out the 9th for which the business with Burgundy affords not enough materials. prolixity is always bad.
  • -- Forgive my prolixity, which is yet too brief for all I could wish to say.
  • 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.
  • The poem was reduced to twelve cantos, all its so-called prolixity was eliminated and it was revised in accordance with eighteenth century taste and made "reasonable and... for more
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