prolix

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From Latin prōlixus (courteous, favorable).

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prolix (comparative more prolix, superlative most prolix)

  1. Tediously lengthy.
    • 1843, "Bossi—Necrologia G. C. Leonardo Sismondi.", vol. LXXII, issue CXLIV, p. 333,
      People who have blamed [Jean Charles Léonard de] Sismondi as unnecessarily prolix cannot have considered the crowd of details presented by the history of Italy.
  2. Tending to use big or obscure words, which few understand.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōlixus (courteous, favorable).

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prolix m (feminine prolixa, masculine plural prolixos, feminine plural prolixes)

  1. prolix