Definition of loquacious in English:


Line breaks: lo|qua¦cious
Pronunciation: /ləˈkweɪʃəs




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  • In adulthood I learned to be more generous and grateful for having this marvelous mother, but back then I polished to a gleam my cold envy and blamed my father for loving her so boisterously, loquaciously, wantonly.
  • Although putting up a brave front as long as she can, she fears not only for herself but also for her sons from a broken marriage, the loquaciously sensitive Sam, and the sheltered Max.
  • The poems, in both scale and voice, place the artist within the work as surely as a self-portrait would, but more loquaciously.


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  • The first category sanctifies exhortation, rhetorical plainness, unadorned truth-telling; the second blesses ornate, elaborate eloquence, ludic loquaciousness.
  • There are times when a peculiar social awkwardness seizes me and I detach from a group forsaking my usual loquaciousness.
  • Ask him what he inherited from his family background, however, and his loquaciousness stops.


mid 17th century: from Latin loquax, loquac- (from loqui 'talk') + -ious.

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