Definition of Long-windedly

1. Adverb. In a verbose manner. "She explained her ideas verbosely"

Exact synonyms: Verbosely, Windily, Wordily
Partainyms: Long-winded, Verbose, Windy, Wordy

Definition of Long-windedly

1. Adverb. In a long-winded manner; in a fashion employing more lengthy phrasing, utilizing extraneous words, making use of superfluous verbiage, applying more grandiose verbal construction, etc., than is strictly required, necessary, or desirable, in order to convey the essential nature of the communication. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-windedly

long-tailed weasel
long-term care
long-term memory
long-term nonprogressor
long-term potentiation
long-term productivity
long-term survival
long-terminal repeat
long-vowel mark
long-vowel marks
long-windedly (current term)
long abductor muscle of thumb
long absent, soon forgotten
long ago
long arm
long arm of the law
long arm statute
long arm statutes
long arms
long as my arm

Literary usage of Long-windedly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1905)
"All these examples are, however, kin in that their remarks reveal character, rather than that they talk long- windedly in print. ..."

2. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1917)
"... he combats, not long-windedly but scientifically, those opinions with which he disagrees; he sets forth his own with such further disposition of the ..."

3. Preparatory Greek Course in English by William Cleaver Wilkinson (1882)
"Perish the thought! somewhat long-windedly exclaims in substance the valiant Diomed. He has so much confidence ..."

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