What does sesquipedalianism mean?
From the site linked below: sesquipedalianism noun # The practice of using long, sometimes obscure, words in speech or writing. # A word that is a foot-and-
a-half long; a very long word.
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Synonyms and Antonyms
What's another word for sesquipedalian?
Depending on the context, synonyms might include "polysyllabic", "flowery" (language), or the equally ponderous "grandiloquent".
What is the meaning of sesquipedalian?
n. A long word. adj.Given to or characterized by the use of long words.Long and ponderous; polysyllabic.