periphrasis, verbalism, verbal expression, wordiness, tautology, wordage, redundancy, diffusion, verbosity, style, choice of words, redundance, phrasing, windiness, circumlocution, long-windedness, pleonasm, wording, verboseness, prolixity, expression, diffuseness, words, diction, excess, phraseology, surplusage, enunciation, tediousness
repetition (part of speech: noun)
word (part of speech: noun)
- The old religious books were neglected and the new works showed a directness of statement, an absence of Biblical verbiage and a closer bearing on everyday life and thought.
- The verbiage of this resolution showed its parentage.
- I was in that eagerness of early and incomplete knowledge which is more ready in expression than that of riper years, and it is probable that I distinguished myself by fluency of verbiage. - "The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I", William James Stillman.