garrulity
garrulity gar*ru"li*ty, n. [L. garrulitas: cf. F. garrulit['e].] Talkativeness; loquacity. [1913 Webster]

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  • garrulity — 1580s, from M.Fr. garrulité, from L. garrulitatem (nom. garrulitas) chattering, loquacity, from garrulus (see GARRULOUS (Cf. garrulous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • garrulity — garrulity, garrulousness talkativeness, loquacity, volubility, glibness (see under TALKATIVE) Analogous words: *verbiage: prolixity, verboseness, diffuseness, wordiness (see corresponding adjectives at WORDY): chattering, prating, babbling,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • garrulity — noun /ɡəˈɹu.lɪ.ti/ The state or characteristic of being garrulous. She delivered herself of a great number of original reflections. It was the most charming garrulity he had ever heard. Syn: garrulousness, loquaciousness, talkativeness …   Wiktionary

  • garrulity — garrulous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ excessively talkative. DERIVATIVES garrulity noun garrulously adverb garrulousness noun. ORIGIN Latin garrulus, from garrire to chatter, prattle …   English terms dictionary

  • garrulity — noun Date: 1581 the quality or state of being garrulous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • garrulity — /geuh rooh li tee/, n. the quality of being garrulous; talkativeness; loquacity. [1575 85; < F garrulité < L garrulitas. See GARRULOUS, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • garrulity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. loquacity, wordiness, prolixity, verbosity. Ant., taciturnity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. loquacity, wordiness, verbosity, glibness, grandiloquence, talkativeness, chattiness, garrulousness, volubility,… …   English dictionary for students

  • garrulity — gar·ru·li·ty || gæ ruːlÉ™tɪ n. wordiness, loquaciousness, talkativeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • garrulity — n. Loquacity, loquaciousness, babble, babbling, talkativenesss, prattle, prate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • garrulity — n talkativeness, loquacity, loquaciousness, volubility, glibness, gift of gab, garrulousness; wordiness, diffuseness, verbosity, prolixity; effusiveness, gushiness, chattiness, gossipiness; chattering, babbling, blathering, prattling, jabbering …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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