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 (kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kā′tĭv, -kə-tĭv)
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.
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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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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.
All the pretty picture of the soft puppy, instinct with communicativeness, bursting with tenderness of petition, was veiled to his vision.
Gardiner, whose manners were very easy and pleasant, encouraged her communicativeness by his questions and remarks: Mrs.
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Embassies and consulates can vary widely in their communicativeness and efficiency when it comes to these visas, and refugee petitioners and their lawyers might go months without hearing from consular staff.
Other significant elements of this class are related to characteristics that can facilitate social interactions, such as: good mood, communicativeness, studiousness, cheerfulness, happiness, being concerned about other people, easy-going, generous and caring.
gives way to what Emma Barker calls the communicativeness of the
This implies a determination on the part of writers such as Obasa to sustain the communicativeness of oral literature in the written medium, thereby transferring the oral material beyond the limitations of its written quality to speak as the oral text does to the audience.
The notion of communicativeness became popular in mid 1970s (Swan, 1985a.
The openness and communicativeness of Habad Hasidim is evident in the identity of Ben-Moshe's informants, one of whom was a chance hitchhiker he picked up on the way back from a wedding, and who eventually would set up a farbrengen especially for Ben-Moshe's benefit.
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In late modern neo-tribes, however, mute abandon expresses a travesty that masks a deep lack of communicativeness.