noun ses·qui·pe·dal·i·ty \ˌse(ˌ)skwipə̇ˈdalətē\

Definition of sesquipedality



  1. 1 :  the quality or condition of being sesquipedal

  2. 2a :  the use of sesquipedalian words b :  a style characterized by the use of sesquipedalian words

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Origin and Etymology of sesquipedality

sesquipedal + -ity

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a trip made at another's expense

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