communicativeness


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com·mu·ni·ca·tive

 (kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kā′tĭv, -kə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Inclined to communicate readily; talkative.
2. Of or relating to communication.

com·mu′ni·ca′tive·ly adv.
com·mu′ni·ca′tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.communicativeness - the trait of being communicative
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
outspokenness, frankness - the trait of being blunt and outspoken
effusiveness, expansiveness, expansivity - a friendly open trait of a talkative person
articulateness, volubility, fluency - the quality of being facile in speech and writing
garrulity, garrulousness, loquaciousness, loquacity, talkativeness - the quality of being wordy and talkative
uncommunicativeness - the trait of being uncommunicative
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Gardiner, whose manners were very easy and pleasant, encouraged her communicativeness by his questions and remarks: Mrs.
All the pretty picture of the soft puppy, instinct with communicativeness, bursting with tenderness of petition, was veiled to his vision.
As long as the paralysis was upon him, and it seemed as if he might always be in a childlike condition of dependence,--as long as he was still only half awakened to his trouble,--Maggie had felt the strong tide of pitying love almost as an inspiration, a new power, that would make the most difficult life easy for his sake; but now, instead of childlike dependence, there had come a taciturn, hard concentration of purpose, in strange contrast with his old vehement communicativeness and high spirit; and this lasted from day to day, and from week to week, the dull eye never brightening with any eagerness or any joy.
In late modern neo-tribes, however, mute abandon expresses a travesty that masks a deep lack of communicativeness.
2010) and affect the rationality, adaptivity, integrativity and communicativeness of the used SISP method (Brown 2008).
I think that the great forte of young conductors in general is their communicativeness.
Baritone Williams has graced several Tardebigge afternoons, his genial, often ironic spoken asides, his eyes making every listener feel involved and warmed by his smile, adding to the irresistible communicativeness of his lustrous voice perfectly attuned to the room.
Over tea with Sim Rosedale, Lily is suddenly seized by an "eager communicativeness," and by the conviction that he would be "the fitting person to receive and transmit her version of the facts" (Wharton 1985, 292).
At Nrityagram it's spellbinding, in the abhinaya sections, to watch the dancers' facial mobility and rapt gestural communicativeness.
One might call them innovative communicators (Hirschman, 1978) in that an innovative communicator is characterized by early adoption which has some degree of innovativeness and by opinion leadership which has a measure of communicativeness (Hirschman, 1978) and celebrities tend to rank high on both innovativeness and opinion leadership.
In the almost four years since Francesca played for us here in San Diego, she has rapidly advanced in her career, captivating audiences and critics with her performances, which combine talent and elegance, power and refinement, technical ability and the interpretative instinct of a brilliant mind, charisma and communicativeness.
The question also arises whether it is necessary to deal with these aspects of L2 vocabulary separately when assessing fluency, communicativeness and adequacy of language use in C1-level exams.