Part of speech:
Made of fustian
Tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; boring.
Filled with repetition, especially needless or tedious repetition.
Containing or using many or too many words; verbose
The definition of prolix is someone or something that is too wordy.
Given to or characterized by repetition.
Of, like, or expressed in periphrasis
Full of twists, turns, curves, or windings; winding; crooked
Talking, or fond of talking, a great deal; loquacious
Boastful or bombastic
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Characterized by a great flow of words; talking much and easily; talkative, glib, etc.
Of or like flowers
(Informal) Inclined to chatter; talkative
Containing or given to too much talk:
The definition of terse is language that is brief and to the point.
Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
The definition of succinct is getting to the point in just a few words.
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
Widely spread or scattered; not concentrated:
More than usual; extra; surplus
The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
Using or containing an excessive number of words
- Redundant implies the use of unnecessary or repetitious words or phrases a redundant literary style
- Diffuse suggests such verbosity and loose construction as to lose all force and sharpness a rambling, diffuse harangue
- Prolix implies such a tiresome elaboration of trivial details as to be boring or dull his prolix sermons
- Wordy is the general term implying the use of more words in speaking or writing than are necessary for communication a wordy document
- Verbose suggests a wordiness that results in obscurity, tediousness, bombast, etc. a verbose acceptance speech
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