prolixity

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table.. Surface etymology is prolix +‎ -ity.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɹəˈlɪk.sɪ.ti/, /pɹəʊˈlɪk.sɪ.ti/

Noun[edit]

prolixity (countable and uncountable, plural prolixities)

  1. Long-windedness, an excess of words.
    • 1954, W Somerset Maugham, The World Over, The Collected Stories, volume 2, London: The Reprint Society, page 1268:
      Must I then for twenty-three mortal days endure the prolixity of that tedious woman?

Synonyms[edit]

  • Module error: The module returned a nil value. It is supposed to return an export table.

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