How do you describe a book or article that has big vocabularies. For example, this book is too ___ for my taste.
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You can say that the book is too arcane for your tastes. This does not denote "big vocabulary", but it strongly implies it, because arcane subjects are discussed using esoteric words.
You can also say that the book is too technical for your tastes. This also implies "big vocabulary", because discussion of specialized subjects requires the creation and use of exotic concepts, concepts which are not a part of your vocabulary due to lack of technical knowledge.
Maybe 'erudite' or 'technical' (but those words could refer to the subject matter and/or to the intended audience, a well as or instead of to the vocabulary).
Or 'advanced' (e.g. "this is an easy book to read but that one is more advanced").
A good word is 'readable': measures of a book's "readability" usually concentrate on the book's vocabulary.
Prob'ly, the street language used is bombastic vocab.
It's time we coined an intellectual-sounding term for it:
Magniverbum = Latin for big word.
Magniverba would be the Latin for "big words".
Perhaps, magniverbacious is a good word to use. But you would be the 2nd person to use it, after I. After I have just used it.
Magniverbacious would connote tendency towards having lots of big words.
Magniverbaceous would connote tendency towards consuming lots of big words.
- Difficult to understand because of complexity or obscurity: a dense novel.
It is certainly true that a very large vocabulary makes for complexity for the average reader.
"Big vocabularies" is a slightly ambiguous term, as it could mean a vocabulary comprised of big words, in which case sesquipedalian would be appropriate (as already suggested). However if you mean a big selection of words, which presumably includes a lot of obscure ones, then loquacious would probably be a better choice.
To express pure size of a vocabulary, words like extensive or massive fit well here. In particular, I frequently see extensive used to describe a large, virtually-complete collection - vocabulary, being a collection of words, is no exception.
If you're trying to express that a book's vocabulary is bigger than it ought to be, consider words like excessive, oversized, or even grandiose.