[ vol-yuh-bil-i-tee ]
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  1. the quality of being talkative, wordy, or glib: Look at the very volubility of his sentences—everything and the kitchen sink pushed together in breathless rushes of prose.

Origin of volubility

First recorded in 1575–85; from Latin volūbilitās, from volūbil(is) (see voluble ) + -tās -ty2
  • Rarely vol·u·ble·ness [vol-yuh-buhl-nis] /ˈvɒl yə bəl nɪs/ .

Other words from volubility

  • non·vol·u·bil·i·ty, non·vol·u·ble·ness, noun
  • un·vol·u·ble·ness, noun

Words Nearby volubility

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How to use volubility in a sentence

  • This made her volubility a little threadbare at times, and consequently she bore her absence with more than equanimity.

    The Angel of Pain | E. F. Benson