Part of speech: noun

Idle and empty loquacity. garrulousness.

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Usage examples "garrulity":

  1. The success of the bust restored his equanimity, and in the garrulity of his good- humor he suffered Rowland to see that she was just now the object uppermost in his thoughts. - "Roderick Hudson", Henry James.
  2. I was left some minutes in the oppressively silent hall, shaken, startled, ashamed of my garrulity, aching to get away. - "Dead Men Tell No Tales", E. W. Hornung.
  3. As for oil, which I think I put in my left- His garrulity was an instant arrested; for lifting his eyes, he saw what no one else saw- the black figure of Dr Oman standing on the sunlit lawn and looking steadily into the room. - "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.