- Loquacity Lo*quac"i*ty, n. [L. loquacitas: cf. F.
The habit or practice of talking continually or excessively;
inclination to talk too much; talkativeness; garrulity.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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loquacity — index prolixity, tautology Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
loquacity — c.1200, from L. loquacitatem (nom. loquacitas) talkativeness, from loquax talkative (see LOQUACIOUS (Cf. loquacious)) … Etymology dictionary
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loquacity — [lō kwas′ə tē] n. [L loquacitas < loquax: see LOQUACIOUS] talkativeness, esp. when excessive … English World dictionary
Loquacity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Loquacity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 loquacity loquacity loquaciousness Sgm: N 1 talkativeness talkativeness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 garrulity garrulity Sgm: N 1 multiloquence multiloquence much speaking GRP … English dictionary for students
loquacity — /loh kwas i tee/, n., pl. loquacities. 1. the state of being loquacious; talkativeness; garrulity. 2. an instance of talkativeness or garrulity; a loquacious flow of talk: The sherry increased my loquacity. [1595 1605; < L loquacitas… … Universalium
loquacity — noun Talkativeness; the quality of being loquacious. Their silence would have been awkward but for the loquacity of Jane, who talked enough for all three. Syn: loquaciousness See Also: loquacious … Wiktionary
loquacity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Talkativeness Nouns 1. loquacity, loquaciousness, talkativeness, volubility, garrulity, multiloquence, flow of words, gift of gab, eloquence, fluency. Slang, flannel mouth. See speech. 2. diffuseness,… … English dictionary for students
loquacity — loquacious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ talkative. DERIVATIVES loquaciously adverb loquaciousness noun loquacity noun. ORIGIN Latin loquax, from loqui to talk … English terms dictionary
loquacity — noun Date: 13th century the quality or state of being very talkative … New Collegiate Dictionary