loquacity

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From Latin loquacitas.

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loquacity (countable and uncountable, plural loquacities)

  1. Talkativeness; the quality of being loquacious.
    • 1887, George Bernard Shaw, An Unsocial Socialist, ch. 17:
      Their silence would have been awkward but for the loquacity of Jane, who talked enough for all three.
    • 1924, W. Somerset Maugham, "Mr Know‐All", Good Housekeeping
      Here was news for us, for Mr Kelada, with all his loquacity, had never told anyone what his business was.

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