Ver*bos"i*ty (?) n.; pl. Verbosities (#). [L. verbositas: cf. F. verbosit'e.]

The quality or state of being verbose; the use of more words than are necessary; prolixity; wordiness; verbiage.

The worst fault, by far, is the extreme diffuseness and verbosity of his style. Jeffrey.

 

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