- adv. In a long-winded manner; in a fashion employing more lengthy phrasing, utilizing extraneous words, making use of superfluous verbiage, applying more grandiose verbal construction, etc., than is strictly required, necessary, or desirable, in order to convey the essential nature of the communication.
- adv. in a verbose manner
“Finally (and long-windedly), I sincerely doubt that the breastfeeding mother and child in the Paul Frank store posed ANY danger to each other or to the other people in the store.”
“Max's discovery of Lily's secret, and his decision to make a separate peace with its particular horror -- to brick it up, like a monster in the basement, and return upstairs to resume his happy life -- is powerfully if, in its extended confession scene, long-windedly evoked.”
“But if you think that sexual imagery, in films or out, is the sole dimension of what it will take for blacks in America to achieve genuine parity in this society, there, I'll have to respectfully and long-windedly disagree.”
“But if you think that sexual imagery, in films or out, is the sole dimension of what it will take for blacks in America to achieve genuine parity in this society, there, I'll have to respectfully and long-windedly disagree”
“She makes a lot of similar points a little less long-windedly.”
“Oh and there was the wonderful episode of Sir Ivan Lawrence QC neatly skewering John Hayes MP, who pompously and long-windedly refused to explain why the Conservative Party thinks it is better for the UK to stay in the European Union than to get out.”
“B.t we'll put this long-windedly: The last president to reach the end of a term for the first time and not seek another term was Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880.”
“The point I'm trying to make somewhat long-windedly is that Welsh nationalism is in many ways an all-encompasing philosophy or rather to many people, a way of life but part of other interest too.”
“I long-windedly go figure responded to this anonymous author on Lee's blog.”
“Arethos laughing at myself, for real and true, for not paying attention to what I'd just long-windedly said”
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