polysyllabism

polysyllabism

the condition of having three or more syllables. — polysyllable, n. — polysyllabic, polysyllabical, adj.
See also: Language
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The subject matter discussed is, first and foremost, the history of Russian verse; not only because the work was first intended for the Russian reader, but also because the Russian language, due to its polysyllabism and its free accent, offers the greatest abundance of verse and rhyme forms.