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PROLIX

 Dictionary entry overview: What does prolix mean? 

PROLIX (adjective)
  The adjective PROLIX has 1 sense:

1. tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

  Familiarity information: PROLIX used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROLIX (adjective)


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Meaning:

Tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

Context examples:

editing a prolix manuscript / a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know

Similar:

diffuse (lacking conciseness)

long-winded; tedious; verbose; windy; wordy (using or containing too many words)

verbal (prolix)

pleonastic; redundant; tautologic; tautological (repetition of same sense in different words)

Also:

voluble (marked by a ready flow of speech)

Attribute:

long-windedness; prolixity; prolixness; windiness; wordiness (boring verbosity)

Antonym:

concise (expressing much in few words)


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