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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Verbosity \Ver*bos"i*ty\, n.; pl. Verbosities. [L. verbositas: cf. F. verbosit['e].] The quality or state of being verbose; the use of more words than are necessary; prolixity; wordiness; verbiage. [1913 Webster] The worst fault, by far, is the extreme diffuseness and verbosity of his style. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster]