Sesquipedalism



[ses-kwi-pi-dey-lee-uh n, -deyl-yuh n] /ˌsɛs kwɪ pɪˈdeɪ li ən, -ˈdeɪl yən/
adjective, Also, sesquipedal
[ses-kwip-i-dl] /sɛsˈkwɪp ɪ dl/ (Show IPA)
1.
given to using long words.
2.
(of a word) containing many syllables.
noun
3.
a sesquipedalian word.
sesquipedalian
/ˌsɛskwɪpɪˈdeɪlɪən/
adjective
1.
tending to use very long words
2.
(of words or expressions) long and ponderous; polysyllabic
noun
3.
a polysyllabic word

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