Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being talkative; loquacity; garrulity.

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  • noun The state of being talkative.

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  • noun the quality of being wordy and talkative

Etymologies

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From talkative +‎ -ness

Examples

  • How he managed to say it all in one breath, she would never know, but for once his talkativeness was a blessing.

    Sweet Defiance

  • How he managed to say it all in one breath, she would never know, but for once his talkativeness was a blessing.

    Sweet Defiance

  • How he managed to say it all in one breath, she would never know, but for once his talkativeness was a blessing.

    Sweet Defiance

  • The reason of his talkativeness was the success I had attained in my first morning's walk, for I had sold nearly all the meat, and brought home a pocket full of small money.

    The Adventures of a Dog, and a Good Dog Too

  • There was also a small effect size for them when it came to speech production, talkativeness, affiliative speech and self-disclosure.

    Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright: Debunking The Mars-Venus Myth

  • There was also a small effect size for them when it came to speech production, talkativeness, affiliative speech and self-disclosure.

    Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright: Debunking The Mars-Venus Myth

  • There was also a small effect size for them when it came to speech production, talkativeness, affiliative speech and self-disclosure.

    Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright: Debunking The Mars-Venus Myth

  • Public boredom is induced by the incontinent talkativeness of those who occupy the modern rhetorical presidency.

    Obama’s Apogee in His Rearview Mirror

  • More Peggy Noonan Read Peggy Noonan's previous columns click here to order her new book, Patriotic Grace The claim of Abdulmutallab's post-Miranda talkativeness followed Republican accusations that the administration has been lax, lumbering and unfocused in its attitude toward terrorism.

    Question Time Isn't the Answer

  • More Peggy Noonan Read Peggy Noonan's previous columns click here to order her new book, Patriotic Grace The claim of Abdulmutallab's post-Miranda talkativeness followed Republican accusations that the administration has been lax, lumbering and unfocused in its attitude toward terrorism.

    Question Time Isn't the Answer

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