the use of too many words to express an idea <teachers loathe the verbiage that students resort to in order to pad a paper> Synonyms circumlocution
Related Words circuitousness
language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere <the pretentious verbiage that one finds in the reviews of self-important art critics> Related Words claptrap
the way in which something is put into words <as per the standard verbiage of military reports, the assault was launched at “0700 hours”>
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