verbality

noun ver·bal·i·ty \ ˌvərˈbalətē , -lətē , -i \

Definition of verbality

plural -es
1 : verbiage
  • prolix, drawling stuff, full of stale, puling verbality
  • —G. T. Buckley
2 : a verbal statement or formulation
  • if they agree with these verbalities and effects, we can know that our ideas of the past are true
  • —William James
3 : the quality or nature of a verb

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