Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being diffuse; specifically, in speaking or writing, want of concentration or conciseness; prolixity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being diffuse; especially, in writing, the use of a great or excessive number of word to express the meaning; copiousness; verbosity; prolixity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The state or quality of being diffuse.
  • noun countable The result or product of being diffuse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the spatial property of being spread out over a wide area or through a large volume

Etymologies

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From diffuse +‎ -ness

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