wordiness


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

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The wordiness demands close attention to keep up with the different threads and understand how they finally weave together.
As a reader, when I become conscious that some of the text required rewriting for clarity, wordiness, and syntax, I struggle to focus on the content.
And yet in their own writing, many of them can't seem to break away from jargon, wordiness and evasive, inflated language.
Even in its repetitiousness, wordiness, and overanalysis of motive, it is a commanding performance by a young man of 25 whose gifts are impressive and whose failures are a matter of reach rather than grasp.
Whilst the sparser pages, where the story is told mainly through the images, are charming, the wordiness and clutter of many others suggest that those reading this to small children should judiciously 'prune' the written text.
If the previous film was a touch heavy on the dialogue, Part 2 eschews wordiness in favour of action set-pieces, making it perhaps the series' most exciting instalment.
His wordiness has been a cause for concern all season.
Nonetheless, he has a penchant for wordiness that makes some chapters--in particular the first few--almost impenetrable.
I've been reading a long book titled Brazil, by Errol Lincoln Uys, that has captured my interest despite its wordiness.
comma splices, the prosy wordiness, really--I think counter-points that
An online collaborative effort, the project aims to produce "a fully conservative translation of the Bible" that will avoid gender-inclusive language, favor conciseness over "liberal wordiness," use "conservative" terms like volunteer rather than comrade, and render "the numerous economic parables with their full free-market meaning.
Shorter poems succeed best in capturing her emotional states and they avoid the wordiness that creeps into longer poems thereby diluting their impact.
The experiments also explored whether the effects of training would generalize to other contexts and forms of wordiness: Would training help students eliminate wordiness from their own writing?
More specifically: wordiness, gobbledygook, pretensions, pomposity, poor grammar, passive voice and over-use of prepositions and vague qualifiers.