English-Norwegian translation of prolix

Translation of the word prolix from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

prolix in Norwegian

speechadjective lang og ordrik, langtekkelig, mangeordig, omstendelig
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Examples with translation
You are going to lose a lot of readers if your writing is too prolix.
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Definitions of prolix
1. prolix - tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"
  concise expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
  voluble marked by a ready flow of speech; "she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations"
  long-windedness, prolixity, prolixness, wordiness, windiness boring verbosity
  diffuse spread out; not concentrated in one place; "a large diffuse organization"
  long-winded, verbose, wordy, tedious, windy using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
  verbal communicated in the form of words; "verbal imagery"; "a verbal protest"
  pleonastic, tautologic, tautological, redundant repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant
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