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[guh-roo-li-tee] /gəˈru lɪ ti/
the quality of being garrulous; talkativeness; loquacity.
Origin of garrulity
1575-85; < French garrulité < Latin garrulitās. See garrulous, -ity
Related forms
nongarrulity, noun Unabridged
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  • There is a fine line to be drawn between reticence and garrulity.
  • Sad experience has taught him that old age and garrulity, as a rule, go hand in hand.
  • Contumely sometimes falls on the unreason the vapidity, the garrulity of medieval discourses, and it is sometimes merited.
  • The first is an exercise in sublime reticence, the second in sublime garrulity.
Word Origin and History for garrulity

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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