In German, however, polysyllabic words strive to analyze themselves into significant elements.
"Language" by Edward Sapir
The use of polysyllabic and unintelligible words is therein recommended, probably as a goad to the patient's imagination.
"Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery" by Robert Means Lawrence
He spoke in such a round, full voice that his shortest words carried a sort of polysyllabic weight.
"The Hero" by William Somerset Maugham
There are some adjectives that describe themselves and there are some that do not. “English” is an English word. ”French” is not a French word. “Short” is not short and “Long” is not long. “Polysyllabic” is polysyllabic but “monosyllabic” is not monosyllabic.
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points