garrulity

[ guh-roo-li-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF garrulity
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If I had believed the "garrulity," as she called it, to have been unintentional, I might have been flattered.

The landlady's garrulity was interrupted by a light scream: "Hugh, Hugh!"

His garrulity might have an alcoholic basis, but his wits were clear enough.

The garrulity of the day had been given for the moment a new direction.

But enough of Christmas and its gambols; it is time for me to pause in this garrulity.

He had not suffered such an attack of garrulity for the past twenty years.

Caroline, depressed as she was, felt the dame's garrulity like a pinch on her impatience.

Perhaps, she believed the garrulity of her husband ample for the entire family.

And for all his garrulity, I know, Peter was really watching us with the eye of a hawk.

One might censure the garrulity of Euripides and the inequality of Sophocles.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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loquacity

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