Synonyms and related words:
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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  • prolixity — pro·lix·i·ty || ‚prəʊ lɪksÉ™tɪ /‚prÉ™ n. state of being boring, tediousness, dullness; verbosity, excessive wordiness, excessive lengthiness …   English contemporary dictionary

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