From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
Prolixity \Pro*lix"i*ty\, noun [L. prolixitas: cf. F. prolixit['e].] The quality or state of being prolix; great length; minute detail; as, prolixity in discourses and writings. ''For fulsomeness of his prolixitee.'' --Chaucer.
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
79 Moby Thesaurus words for "prolixity": bedizenment, big mouth, boringness, candor, cloud of words, communicativeness, conversableness, dullness, duplication, duplication of effort, effusion, effusiveness, embellishment, expletive, extravagance, fat, featherbedding, filling, flow of words, flowing tongue, fluency, fluent tongue, flux de bouche, flux de paroles, flux of words, frankness, frill, frills, frippery, garrulity, garrulousness, gassiness, gift of gab, gingerbread, glibness, gregariousness, gush, gushiness, humdrumminess, humdrumness, irksomeness, logorrhea, long-windedness, longiloquence, loose tongue, loquaciousness, loquacity, luxury, monotonousness, needlessness, openness, ornamentation, overadornment, overlap, padding, payroll padding, pleonasm, redundance, redundancy, slush, sociability, spate of words, superfluity, superfluousness, talkativeness, tautology, tediousness, tiresomeness, unnecessariness, verbalism, verbality, verbiage, verboseness, verbosity, volubility, wearifulness, wearisomeness, windiness, wordiness
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