What does the word garrulity mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Idle and empty loquacity. garrulousness.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by G. K. Chesterton