prolix

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French prolixe, from Latin prōlixus (courteous, favorable).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prolix (comparative more prolix, superlative most prolix)

  1. Tediously lengthy.
    • 1843, G. C. Leonardo Sismondi., “Bossi—Necrologia”, in The Quarterly Review[1], volume 72, number 144, page 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.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (tediously lengthy): For semantic relationships of this term, see verbose in the Wikisaurus.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (tediously lengthy): For semantic relationships of this term, see concise in the Wikisaurus.

Translations[edit]


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Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōlixus (courteous, favorable).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. prolix