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Meaning of LOQUACITY

Pronunciation:  low'kwasitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being wordy and talkative
 

LOQUACITY is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: garrulity, garrulousness, loquaciousness, talkativeness
 
 See Also: communicativeness, leresis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lo*quac"i*ty\, n. [L. loquacitas: cf. F.
loquacit['e].]
The habit or practice of talking continually or excessively;
inclination to talk too much; talkativeness; garrulity.

      Too great loquacity and too great taciturnity by fits.
                                               --Arbuthnot.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: big mouth, candor, communicativeness, conversableness, effusion, effusiveness, flow of words, flowing tongue, fluency, fluent tongue, flux de bouche, flux de paroles, flux of words, frankness, garrulity, garrulousness, gassiness, gift of gab, glibness, gregariousness, gush, gushiness, long-windedness, loose tongue, loquaciousness, openness, prolixity, slush, sociability, spate of words, talkativeness, verbosity, volubility, windiness
 

 

 

 

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