- The state or characteristic of being garrulous.
1652, William Sancroft, Modern Policies:
- He ought to bee of some abilities in disputing; and what he wants in Logick, he must supply in Garrulity: for whatsoever he affirms, the interest he hath in his seduc'd hearers, improves into Syllogism […]
1879, Henry James, Daisy Miller, pt. 1:
- She delivered herself of a great number of original reflections. It was the most charming garrulity he had ever heard.
1921, Margaret Pedler, chapter 31, in The Lamp of Fate:
- A stream of inquiry and comment issued from her lips. . . . At last Gillian managed to stem the torrent of garrulity and interposed a question.