Thesaurus / talkativeness
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By the time it was really light the May Girl, weak as she was, seemed to have recovered a certain amount of talkativeness.

Rainy WeekEleanor Hallowell Abbott

Uncle Rudolph's talkativeness, so conspicuous at yesterday's breakfast, was confined at to-day's to saying grace.

In the MountainsElizabeth von Arnim

Sally May was a delicious Mrs. Bennet—her archness, her querulousness, and above all her talkativeness.

Judy of York HillEthel Hume Patterson Bennett

But for my presence of mind I should have fallen a victim to your talkativeness.

Of their dislike to talkativeness, the following apophthegms are evidence.

The King's talkativeness had steadily increased; no one could reduce him to reason.

King John of JingaloLaurence Housman

They are distinguished by their unruliness, their talkativeness, their lack of attention, and sometimes their wickedness.

In a chance mood of talkativeness, Sarrasin had mentioned the fact that he spoke modern Greek.

The DictatorJustin McCarthy

The one person of all the world in whom talkability is most desirable, and talkativeness least endurable, is a wife.

Fisherman's LuckHenry van Dyke

Her talkativeness was systematic—she fraternised as seriously as she might have played whist.

WORDS RELATED TO TALKATIVENESS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.