Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin from Latin verbosus, from verbum ‘word’
Synonyms
  • involved
  • talkative
  • repeating
Antonyms
  • concise
  • succinct
Definition
characterized by the use of many or too many words; wordy
Example
Legal writing can be unclear as it is often verbose.
Usage Over Time

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