Friday, May 22, 2009

Prolix, Inane

Prolix: Verbose. Prolix shares its etymology with liquid, as in: his words flowed endlessly.

Inane: Empty, mindless, vacuous,fatuous, foolish, silly, insipid. How many word are needed for stupid?
When he opened his mouth, especially to large groups, what emerged was often prolix to the point inanity.

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