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Very talkative; garrulous.

[From Latin loquāx, loquāc-, from loquī, to speak; see tolkw- in Indo-European roots.]

lo·qua′cious·ly adv.
lo·qua′cious·ness, lo·quac′i·ty (lō-kwăs′ĭ-tē) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loquaciousness - the quality of being wordy and talkative
communicativeness - the trait of being communicative
leresis - rambling talkativeness (especially in the aged)
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