Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being vocal; outspokenness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being vocal; vocality.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being vocal; vocality.

Etymologies

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vocal +‎ -ness

Examples

  • As a calque it would come into English as vocalness, which is no word.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 4

  • His vocalness is of course nothing whatsoever to do with his financial interests in a company that is bidding for the ID contract of course.

    Ladyman prepares his post-Common career path?

  • It is the silence of Moslems and the vocalness on Moslem rights being violated everytime someone gets arrested.

    Sound Politics: The Religion of Peace Marches On

  • The group's sudden popularity suggests the vocalness of the grass-roots Internet community and raises questions about how Sen. Obama will handle dissenting voices from within the online movement he has harnessed to great success.

    Backers Fault Obama

  • I went to a number of church services while I was there, and I was stunned by the vocalness of local church leaders, by the extent to which they were willing to put themselves on the line, and to politicize their sermons.

    Life in Mugabe-ville

  • SAVIDGE: Let me ask you this: First of all, a number of Americans have been surprised by the vocalness of China in supporting the United States.

    CNN Transcript Oct 20, 2001

  • He will match up well against Pittsburgh and he will rally the Ravens offense like Ray Lewis does to their defense with his enthusiasm and vocalness on the sidelines and his natural leadership ability.

    Big Blue View

  • His leadership comes not from vocalness, but by example. "

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

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