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synonyms for garrulity

  • garrulousness
  • glibness
  • grandiloquence
  • logorrhea
  • long-windedness
  • loquaciousness
  • prolixity
  • talkativeness
  • verboseness
  • verbosity
  • volubility
  • wordiness
  • chattiness
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How to use garrulity in a sentence

The landlord, an unstoppable gramophone of garrulity, entering by the street-door and bearing down upon him, put him to flight.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Speculating much, but saying little in reply to Gille's garrulity, he set off with him to the old noble's attic.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
Mayo knew that his secret had been exposed, but he had no relish for an argument with Captain Candage on the subject of garrulity.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
"Indeed," said Nickie, with a look of attention to draw on the garrulity of the old man.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
For this you may thank yourself, for I heard that you complained of my silence—so here goes for garrulity.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 474VARIOUS
For the egotistic garrulity of the author there is, in fact, no more fit occasion than in the final pages of his book.
TALES OF FANTASY AND FACTBRANDER MATTHEWS
But drunkenness so rules every man, that he knows not of his garrulity.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
There is something essentially womanish in the irrepressible garrulity of her moral reflections.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
If they are not so deep that they flood the lungs and smother out life they inspire a wild desire to talk, a fluttering garrulity.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Surprised at the silence, accustomed as she was to the garrulity of country neighbours, she stepped out into the piazza.
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WORDS RELATED TO GARRULITY

  • garrulity
  • logorrhea
  • prolixity
  • verboseness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.