loquacity

[loh-kwas-i-tee]
noun, plural loquacities.
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:
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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loquacious (lɒˈkweɪʃəs)
 
adj
characterized by or showing a tendency to talk a great deal
 
[C17: from Latin loquāx from loquī to speak]
 
lo'quaciously
 
adv
 
loquacity
 
n
 
lo'quaciousness
 
n

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loquacity
12c., from L. loquacitatem "talkativeness," from loquax (see loquacious).
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It's probably less a matter of loquacity than self-importance.
For communications companies, human loquacity should be wonderful news.
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