verbosity


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words or the use of words in excess of those needed for clarity or precision

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I believe a comment on this lack of verbosity from either or both would be welcomed by the electorate.
Their weapons were tedium and verbosity mixed with conceptual complexity, unrelieved by vulgar references to reality.
Designed specifically for the next generation of BlackBerry smart phones with full QWERTY keyboards, Orator offers text-to-speech voice output; auto-start mode, which automatically runs Orator when the device is turned on; control of the speed and pitch of the voice; various verbosity levels to allow users to define the amount of information spoken; "keyboard echo" setting to speak each letter typed on the QWERTY keyboard; training mode; and support for multiple languages.
He is inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity.
Stripping Holmes's speech of its Victorian verbosity, what he's saying is that life is much more crazy than fiction.
What he lacks in verbosity he makes up for in texture, and this may be where some problems will lie for an audience, as he is comfortable not sharing useful character and cultural details immediately.
COMMON SENSE Von Ahn's newest venture, now under development, is a game called Verbosity.
Miller expressed the belief that Supreme Court rule 23 provided a more flexible and, therefore, more appropriate approach to the problems of verbosity and unnecessary publication, since, he noted, the rule as amended narrowed the criteria for publication and permitted the disposition of cases by summary order instead of necessitating in all cases an opinion containing a full written explanation of the court's reasoning.
Given the modern verbosity in communication, charging by the word would bankrupt most senders, given as they are to such messages as, "LIKE, YOU KNOW, HERE WE ARE IN MOTOWN, GOT HERE ABOUT 6 AND TOMORROW WE'RE HEADING OUT TO THE MILE-HIGH CITY AREA FOR, LIKE, SOME GOOD SKIING AND, YOU KNOW, FUN ON THE SLOPES.
Each method is easy to internalize and use, such as the importance of limiting excessive verbosity used to communicate when a child is naughty (an estimated "one word per year of life" sentence structure is recommended when communicating parental displeasure), the giving an immediate consequence for unacceptable behavior, refraining from yelling at children, and refraining from giving warnings, which only reinforce the idea that obedience is not required the first time a child is given an instruction.
All of the code is explained in enough detail to allow you to do this without weighing you down with verbosity, and this generally sets the tone for the rest of the book.
When I began to work on his sentence structure, he told me that verbosity made him uncomfortable.
Reading Christopher Kendrick's intriguing new book is uphill work through thickets of verbosity and deserts of abstraction, but those intrigued by the class dynamics of Utopia, Carnival, and Tudor social thinking will want to have a go.
Then there is Biden, who is the most seasoned and established of the bunch, having served in the Senate since 1973 and holding great foreign policy credentials, but there is a whiff of "old news" about the Delaware Senator, and his verbosity has become legendary and he risks becoming a caricature if it is not controlled.
On the whole, it is fair to say that clarity, by and large, was not sacrificed for verbosity.