What is Wordiness? Wordiness is taking more words than necessary to make your point. It may take the form of redundant expressions or phrases.
|Wordiness||Better Words or Phrases|
|as long as||if|
|in an attempt (effort) to||to|
|will be able to||can|
|will depend upon||depends on|
|is located in||is in|
Wordiness is definitely not something I’ve have to worry about in my writing. I need to be more detailed. I enjoyed reading the examples I found on several pages. I starting making a list so that I hopefully don’t use those phrases anymore and can simplify my own writing as I go forward.