Prolixity in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Prolixity

long and wordy, using too many words to express a thought or idea

Examples of Prolixity in a sentence

The paper was marked down for the writer’s use of prolixity to lengthen it. 🔊

The pastor’s prolixity during the sermon made the service run over on time. 🔊

Due to her prolixity, conversations with her were exhausting. 🔊

The actors were running late so the emcee delayed their entrance by using prolixity in his opening speech. 🔊

To avoid prolixity, our teacher wanted us to use a 5-word summary. 🔊

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