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loquacity

Syllabification: lo·quac·i·ty
Pronunciation: /lōˈkwasədē
 
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Definition of loquacity in English:

noun

The quality of talking a great deal; talkativeness: he was renowned for loquacity
More example sentences
  • They had the generosity, the charm, the loquacity of visiting uncles.
  • Possibly because, as the deputy chief of investigations admitted, his sudden loquacity might well get him a few years off his sentence.
  • I flagged down a passing brother, knowing by now that the old vows of silence had given way to a smiling loquacity.

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