- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)VerbosityNouns — diffuseness, expatiation, enlargement, expansion, development, dilation, dilating; verbosity, loquacity; peroration, repetition; pleonasm, exuberance, redundance, thrice-told tale; prolixity, circumlocution; penny-a-lining; richness.Verbs — be diffuse, be loquacious, run on, descant, expatiate, enlarge, dilate, expand; harp upon, repeat, iterate, dwell upon, insist upon; digress, divagate, maunder, ramble, beat about the bush, perorate, enlarge or expand [up]on, flesh out, verbalize.Adjectives — diffuse, profuse, wordy, verbose, prolix; copious, exuberant, pleonastic, longwinded, desultory, long-drawn-out, spun out, protracted; maundering, digressive, discursive, rambling, episodic; circumlocutory, periphrastic, roundabout; flatulent, frothy. Informal, windy.Adverbs — diffusely, redundantly, etc., at large, in extenso, at length, ad nauseam.Antonyms, see taciturnity.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Words or the use of words in excess of those needed for clarity or precision: diffusion, long-windedness, pleonasm, prolixity, redundancy, verbiage, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordage, wordiness. See EXCESS, STYLE, WORDS.
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Diffuseness — Dif*fuse ness, n. 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. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Diffuseness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Diffuseness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 diffuseness diffuseness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 amplification amplification &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 dilating dilating &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 verbosity verbosity verbiage … English dictionary for students
diffuseness — noun see diffuse I … New Collegiate Dictionary
diffuseness — See diffusely. * * * … Universalium
diffuseness — noun a) The state or quality of being diffuse. b) The result or product of being diffuse … Wiktionary
diffuseness — n. state of being diffused or spread out, scattering; rambling, wordiness … English contemporary dictionary
diffuseness — dif·fuse·ness … English syllables
diffuseness — noun the spatial property of being spread out over a wide area or through a large volume • Derivationally related forms: ↑diffuse • Hypernyms: ↑scatter, ↑spread … Useful english dictionary
novel — novel1 novellike, adj. /nov euhl/, n. 1. a fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters and usually presenting a sequential organization of action and scenes. 2. (formerly) novella (def. 1). [1560 70; <… … Universalium
pleonasm — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. redundance, verbosity, diffuseness, tautology, superfluity, circumlocution, wordiness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. redundancy, verbiage, circumlocution; see repetition , wordiness . III (Roget s Thesaurus … English dictionary for students