from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or condition of being multiloquent; talkativeness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Quality of being multiloquent; use of many words; talkativeness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Use of many words; verbosity; loquacity.
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There are now two debating-clubs, seminaries of multiloquence.
A friend of mine, a lady, when fresh in the country once compromised herself rather astonishingly by lending an ear to their multiloquence, instead of resolutely refusing her attention to all communication but that consisting of "yea, yea," and "nay, nay."
And so their writing is commonly marred by an undue insistence, a shrillness, a certain quality of multiloquence.
Many is the time, as the weariness of my spirit witnesseth, that I have heard Sah-luma rehearse, -- but never in all my experience of his prolix multiloquence, hath he given utterance to such a senseless jingle-jangle of verse-jargon as to-night!