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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOQUACIOUSNESS

You well know that the loquaciousness of men is prodigious, tremendous.

What most people like is loquaciousness and its kindred vice tactlessness.

But his loquaciousness ended with this small adventure I have just described.

Yet the average scientist explains them away, with the ignorance and loquaciousness of a fisher hag.

Yudushka's agony commenced when the resources of loquaciousness, in which he had so freely indulged, began to give out.

But he, too, turned off the matter by saying something about Maria's loquaciousness having left him no chance.

But this sinister aspect of loquaciousness is evidently proper to an oriental despotism and not to a free republic.

We were jaded with his superfluity of loquaciousness, and were not sorry when the time of departure arrived.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, back-formation from loquacity or else formed from stem of Latin loquax (genitive loquacis) "talkative," from loqui "to speak" (see locution) + -ous. Related: Loquaciously; loquaciousness.

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