What Is Verbiage? | Definition, Meaning & Examples
Verbiage is a noun referring to excessive or technical use of words. It usually has a negative connotation.
Verbiage vs verbage
‘Verbage’ is sometimes used to mean something similar to verbiage, but ‘verbage’ is generally not regarded as a real word by dictionaries, and it’s best to avoid it.
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Frequently asked questions
- What is a synonym of ‘verbiage’?
There are numerous synonyms for the two meanings of verbiage.
Excessive use of language Manner/style of language Circumlocution Diction Diffuseness Language Long-windedness Phrasing Redundancy Style Verboseness Syntax Verbosity Turn of phrase Windiness Wording Wordage Wordiness
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