Definition of turgidity in US English:

turgidity

noun

  • See turgid

    • ‘I won't try to quote him because, quite frankly, this is one of the most turgidly written books I have ever come across - in a discipline where turgidity is highly prized.’
    • ‘Those who post articles here or set up new websites aren't afraid of length or turgidity, and this is territory where issues is not a bad word.’
    • ‘The subsequent wilting phase affects the turgidity of the whole flower and there is a loss of colour intensity.’
    • ‘Any fears of unnecessary verbosity and turgidity are misplaced.’

Pronunciation

turgidity

/tərˈjidədē//tərˈdʒɪdədi/