Pronunciation of Prolix
/pɹˈɒlɪks/, /pɹˈɒlɪks/, /p_ɹ_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_k_s/
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Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for prolix:
- This is the real source of all those prolix discussions, carried on in countless books and reviews, on the moral aspect of Goethe's life, and whether he ought not to have married one or other of the girls with whom he fell in love in his young days; whether, again, instead of honestly devoting himself to the service of his master, he should not have been a man of the people, a German patriot, worthy of a seat in the Paulskirche, and so on. - "The Art of Literature", Arthur Schopenhauer.
- This half- hour I have been talking to a plausible prolix villain whom it would be easy to like greatly. - "Seeds of Pine", Janey Canuck.