from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character of being prolix; prolixity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Prolixity.
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- noun boring verbosity
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Related forms: prolixity, prolixness (noun), prolixly (verb)
Rashi's style is unmistakable, and prolixness in a commentary attributed to him is proof against the alleged pater nity.
Leaving out all episodical matter, the leading narrative of the Epic forms about one-fourth of the work; and a complete translation even of this leading story would be unreadable, both from its length and its prolixness.