Synonyms and Antonyms of prolix
using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea <a person known for habitually transforming brief anecdotes into prolix sagas that exhaust their listeners> Synonyms circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, garrulous, logorrheic, long-winded, pleonastic, wordy, rambling, verbose, windyRelated Words chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, loquacious, talkative, talky, voluble; periphrastic; redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated; bombastic, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin)Near Antonyms brief, short; aphoristic, epigrammatic, sententious; compendious, summary; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, shortened; abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), curt, laconic, snippyAntonyms compact, concise, crisp, pithy, succinct, terse
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