Definitions

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  • n. superfluity of words; verbosity; long-windedness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Superfluity of words.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Needless amplification in writing or speaking; use of more words than are necessary or desirable; verbiage; verbosity.

Etymologies

Latin perissologia, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)

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