garrulity

[ guh-roo-li-tee ]
/ gəˈru lɪ ti /

noun

the quality of being garrulous; talkativeness; loquacity.

Nearby words

  1. garrison, william lloyd,
  2. garron,
  3. garrot,
  4. garrote,
  5. garrotte,
  6. garrulous,
  7. garrulously,
  8. garrya,
  9. garryowen,
  10. garré's disease

Origin of garrulity

1575–85; < French garrulité < Latin garrulitās. See garrulous, -ity

Related formsnon·gar·ru·li·ty, noun

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Word Origin and History for garrulity

garrulity

n.

1580s, from Middle French garrulité, from Latin garrulitatem (nominative garrulitas) "chattering, loquacity," from garrulus (see garrulous).

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