gar·​ru·​li·​ty | \ gə-ˈrü-lə-tē How to pronounce garrulity (audio) , ga- \

Definition of garrulity

: the quality or state of being garrulous

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Examples of garrulity in a Sentence

in her article the professor resorts to garrulity in a vain attempt to disguise the fact that she has very little worth saying

First Known Use of garrulity

1581, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for garrulity

borrowed from Middle French & Latin; Middle French garrulité, borrowed from Latin garrulitāt-, garrulitās, from garrulus "chatty, garrulous" + -itāt-, -itās -ity

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The first known use of garrulity was in 1581

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“Garrulity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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