verboseness

Definitions of verboseness
  1. noun
    an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
    synonyms: verbosity
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    Antonyms:
    terseness
    a neatly short and concise expressive style
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    verbalism, verbiage
    overabundance of words
    long-windedness, prolixity, prolixness, windiness, wordiness
    boring verbosity
    ambage, circumlocution, periphrasis
    a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
    repetitiousness, repetitiveness
    verboseness resulting from excessive repetitions
    pleonasm
    using more words than necessary
    flatulence, turgidity, turgidness
    pompously embellished language
    redundancy
    repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
    tautology
    useless repetition
    type of:
    expressive style, style
    a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
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