[ loh-kwas-i-tee ]
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noun,plural lo·quac·i·ties.
  1. the state of being loquacious; talkativeness; garrulity.

  2. an instance of talkativeness or garrulity; a loquacious flow of talk: The sherry increased my loquacity.

Origin of loquacity

1595–1605; <Latin loquācitās talkativeness, equivalent to loquāci-, stem of loquāx talkative (derivative of loquī to speak; cf. eloquent) + -tās-ty2

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