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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TALKATIVENESS

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.

He was very shy, and, with him, shyness ran to talkativeness.

Lance knew that the talkativeness was assumed for the sake of putting him at his ease.

Silence, advantages of, contrasted with talkativeness; an answer to wise men.

Talkativeness is another "Spot," and a sign of lost control.

He certainly exceeded on that occasion anything I ever heard in talkativeness.

“Thou hast the mind of a child and the talkativeness of a woman,” said Hiram.

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

As he slowly recovered what little sense he had left to make use of, all his talkativeness and cordiality seemed to desert him.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c.; see talk + -ive. Related: Talkatively; talkativeness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TALKATIVENESS

garrulity

nounloquacity
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