They can be long-winded and tedious when listening to someone ramble on before they briefly encounter a point that they want to make.
Long-winded multi-page missives make employees groan and are often ignored.
His romances have some likeness to those of Richard son; they are moral, long-winded, and slow in evolution, but written in an exquisite style, and with much knowledge of human nature.
The poem is evidently intended to display the writer's knowledge of obscure names and uncommon myths; it is full of unusual words of doubtful meaning gathered from the older poets, and many long-winded compounds coined by the author.
1 -27) is, for the most part, made up of long-winded, monotonous, reiterated invocations.