Definition of Verbalism:
logorrhea, articulation, periphrasis, diction, voice, verboseness, diffusion, utterance, parlance, diffuseness, circumlocution, long-windedness, wordage, garrulousness, wording, redundancy, phrasing, words, formulation, garrulity, prolixity, statement.
- phrase (part of speech: noun)
- wordiness (part of speech: noun)
- "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.
- "Tragedy", Ashley H. Thorndike.
I will not weary you with the verbalism, since you will be able to check it; the substance of my proclamation is this: I announce first that I have captured the English millionaire, the colossus of finance, Mr Samuel Harrogate.- "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.