Definition of loquaciousness in US English:



  • See loquacious

    • ‘Peter, known for his loquaciousness, this time addressed the gathering in the German language.’
    • ‘The first category sanctifies exhortation, rhetorical plainness, unadorned truth-telling; the second blesses ornate, elaborate eloquence, ludic loquaciousness.’
    • ‘There are times when a peculiar social awkwardness seizes me and I detach from a group forsaking my usual loquaciousness.’
    • ‘He went into this tournament with an heroic reputation for time-consuming loquaciousness.’
    • ‘Ask him what he inherited from his family background, however, and his loquaciousness stops.’