• WordNet 3.6
    • n verboseness an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n verboseness Verbosity.
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  • Leon Trotsky
    “Revolutions are always verbose.”
  • Dan Quayle
    “Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.”


In literature:

Neither was he pleased, in prose, with the verbosities, the redundant metaphors, the ludicrous digressions of Cicero.
"Against The Grain" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
There are also other writings reported to be his, verbose and of great length.
"The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II." by Annie Besant
He is very verbose, and his mannerisms are provoking.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
It is exempt from verbosity; it considers only good results.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
Patten felt his prestige taking unto itself new wings and immediately grew more wisely verbose than ever.
"The Bells of San Juan" by Jackson Gregory
James was a verbose and ornate declaimer; Philip was a close, cogent reasoner, without any attempt at elegance or display.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
His finest satiric pictures often lose their point by verbosity and tediousness.
"English Satires" by Various
He draweth the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.
"Familiar Quotations" by Various
Intense feeling is not so verbose in the north.
"Frédéric Mistral" by Charles Alfred Downer
In speech he was slow and verbose, in manner awkward, in matter almost wholly unintelligible.
"Tales from Blackwood" by Various

In news:

To speak or write verbosely and windily.
The middle-aged man I picked up at Vendetta is in a hyperactively verbose lather and likely on coke, though meth is a distinct possibility.
The verbose creator of Two and a Half Men is known for sending zingers in his post-show vanity cards, and he's set his sights on a new target – The Bachelor/Bachelorette franchise.
Extremely Lewd & Incredibly Verbose : Rap Flicks Retrofit Two Controversial Figures.
Solving Healthcare Through Verbosity .
Verbose Meredith Vieira Shows Why Men Aren't the Only Virile Ones in News Biz.
During the Democratic primary campaign Governor Bill Clinton 's verbosity became a strange part of his "character problem".
But by the one-hour mark of this 100-minute play, verbosity overcomes all the sexy sizzle, leaving one jonesing for another hit like those provided by the earlier scenes.
Extremely Lewd & Incredibly Verbose: Rap Flicks Retrofit Two Controversial Figures.
When TMZ began reporting late this afternoon that Michael Jackson was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital suffering from cardiac arrest, the typically verbose Twittersphere was shockingly, at a loss for words.
Pristine intentions can't forestall the tedium in writer-director Marios Stilianakis' verbose and unfocused drama.

In science:

More verbosely, let f : Xa → Y represent an element in Hom (d(M ), Y ).
Ind- and Pro- definable sets
The 100 lines length of the model, in Table 1, refer to a “verbose” version of the model, much more readable than our version of Fig. 2.
Syntactic Abstraction of B Models to Generate Tests
Extracting all the similar sentences would produce a verbose and repetitive summary, while extracting only some of the similar sentences would produce a summary biased towards some sources.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
This makes the embedding more verbose than the one for Yices.
Applying SMT Solvers to the Test Template Framework
Many of these 19 papers have already been introduced in the previous sections. I will not get into the verbose descriptions of these papers; rather table 5 has been created that will give a summary of all the surveyed papers.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art