Definition of verbosity in English:

verbosity

noun

  • The quality of using more words than needed; wordiness.

    ‘a critic with a reputation for verbosity’
    • ‘Keep it curt, Kenny, and stop soft-soaping us with your loquacity and verbosity.’
    • ‘Another common addiction is to replace ‘at all’ by the verbosity of ‘in any way, shape or form’.’
    • ‘Yet woe to those who are silent about you because, though loquacious with verbosity, they have nothing to say.’
    • ‘I have never felt so attracted to pompous verbosity.’
    • ‘For all its verbosity, the task-force report never explains its central conceit: ‘equity in hiring.’’
    wordiness, verboseness, loquacity, garrulity, talkativeness, volubility, expansiveness, babbling, blathering, waffling, prattling, prating, jabbering, gushing
    long-windedness, lengthiness, protractedness, verbiage, prolixity, periphrasis, tautology, circumlocution, convolution, redundancy
    diffuseness, discursiveness, digressiveness
    the gift of the gab, big mouth, mouthiness, gassiness, gabbiness, windiness, blah-blah, gobbledegook
    wittering
    orotundity, logorrhoea, multiloquence, pleonasm, perissology
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Pronunciation

verbosity

/vərˈbäsədē/