Part of speech:
Something made by repeating, as a copy or imitation
A dismissal of an employee from work for being no longer necessary; a layoff.
The definition of circumlocution means the use of unneeded words.
The definition of a tautology is a statement that says the same thing twice in different ways, or a statement that has to be true by the way it is phrased.
A style of speaking or writing, especially the language of a particular subject:
The use of more words than are necessary for the expression of an idea; redundancy (Ex.: “plenty enough”)
Grandiose or overpowering expression, as in music or painting.
A period of time without speech or noise.
The definition of copious is something of which there is a large amount.
Wordy or unclear:
The definition of garrulous is someone who talks too much about unimportant things.
Giving or given freely and abundantly; extravagant:
So wordy as to be tiresome; verbose
Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
Exceeding what is necessary or natural; superfluous.
Filled with repetition, especially needless or tedious repetition.
Marked by or having a disposition to talk.
Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words; wordy.
Marked by a ready flow of speech; fluent.
Containing or using many or too many words; verbose
(Psychology) An excessive and often uncontrollable flow of words.
Language characteristic of official documents or statements, especially when obscure, pretentiously wordy, or excessively formal.
The amount or degree by which one quantity exceeds another:
A mode of living:
Words or the use of words in excess of those needed for clarity or precision
Periphrasis is the use of more words to say something than are necessary.
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