2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [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.

Idly running on with vain prolixity. --Drayton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: boring verbosity [syn: {prolixity}, {prolixness}, {windiness}, {long-windedness}, {wordiness}]

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