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
cloud of words
copia verborum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ flow of words
flow of words
&c.(loquacity) 584
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ looseness
looseness
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Polylogy
Polylogy
tautology
battology
perissology|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pleonasm
pleonasm
exuberance
redundance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ thrice-told tale
thrice-told tale
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ prolixity
prolixity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ circumlocution
circumlocution
ambages
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ periphrase
periphrase
periphrasis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ roundabout phrases
roundabout phrases
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ episode
episode
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ expletive
expletive
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pennya-lining
pennya-lining
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ richness
richness
&c. 577
PARAG:Diffuseness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be diffuse
be diffuse
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run out on
run out on
descant
expatiate
enlarge
dilate
amplify
expand
inflate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ launch out
launch out
branch out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rant
rant
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ maunder
maunder
prose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ harp upon
harp upon
&c.(repeat) 104
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dwell on
dwell on
insist upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ digress
digress
ramble
battre la campagne
beat about the bush
perorate
spin a long yarn
protract
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ spin out
spin out
swell out
draw out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ battologize
battologize
PARAG:Diffuseness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ diffuse
diffuse
profuse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wordy
wordy
verbose
largiloquent|
copious
exuberant
pleonastic
lengthy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ longsome
longsome
long-winded
longspun
long-drawn out
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ spun out
spun out
protracted
prolix
prosing
maundering
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ circumlocutory
circumlocutory
periphrastic
ambagious
roundabout
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ digressive
digressive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discursive
discursive
excursive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ loose
loose
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rambling
rambling
episodic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ flatulent
flatulent
frothy
PARAG:Diffuseness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ diffusely
diffusely
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at large
at large
in extenso
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ about it and about it
about it and about it

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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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 — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Verbosity Nouns diffuseness, expatiation, enlargement, expansion, development, dilation, dilating; verbosity, loquacity; peroration, repetition; pleonasm, exuberance, redundance, thrice told tale;… …   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

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