- talking or tending to talk much or freely; talkative; chattering; babbling; garrulous: a loquacious dinner guest.
- characterized by excessive talk; wordy: easily the most loquacious play of the season.
Origin of loquacious
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1. verbose, voluble. See talkative.
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Examples from the Web for loquaciousness
You well know that the loquaciousness of men is prodigious, tremendous.Discourses of Keidansky
Bernard G. Richards
What most people like is loquaciousness and its kindred vice tactlessness.The Unpopular Review Vol. I
But his loquaciousness ended with this small adventure I have just described.Lost Man's Lane
Anna Katharine Green
Yet the average scientist explains them away, with the ignorance and loquaciousness of a fisher hag.The Human Side of Animals
Yudushka's agony commenced when the resources of loquaciousness, in which he had so freely indulged, began to give out.A Family of Noblemen
- characterized by or showing a tendency to talk a great deal
C17: from Latin loquāx from loquī to speak
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Word Origin and History for loquaciousness
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