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verbalism

ver·bal·ism

verbalism

 
pronunciation:
vuhr b lih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a verbal expression; word or phrase.
similar words:
locution, verbal
definition 2: a virtually meaningless word or expression.
definition 3: words or phrases that obscure ideas or reality; words only; verbiage.
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The word verbalism contains the following part:
verb Latin root that means word