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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Boring verbosity.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective, : She grew impatient at his wordy reply
  • I find that I have so many words inside I have to get them out, which despite my aforementioned wordiness, is impossible.
  • But I have a solution if he's worried about "wordiness": Someone give him a Hemingway novel! posted by pgenrestories at 2:21 PM
  • The archbishop of Canterbury supported Stratford's proposal, conceding how the "wordiness" of baptisms might lead to "eyes glazing over". for more
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