loquacity loquacity

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being wordy and talkative

Usage(s):

  1. Even before he was ousted for conspiring against Nikita Khrushchev in 1957, former Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov was not known for his dinner-table loquacity.
  2. The Ruhr from London The loquacity of Lloyd George assumed a tone of despondency.
  3. The man's loquacity was the outward manifestation of a brain unhitched and running wild.

News

  1. Obama has talked himself into corner on war in Syria

    WASHINGTON — Barack Obama's foreign policy dream — cordial relations with a Middle East tranquilized by "smart diplomacy" — is in a death grapple with reality. His rhetorical writhings illustrate the perils of loquacity. read more
    on August 29, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  2. A weirdLy worded wandering to war

    Barack Obama’s foreign-policy dream — cordial relations with a Middle East tranquilized by “smart diplomacy” — is in a death grapple with reality. His rhetorical writhings illustrate the perils of loquacity. He has a glutton’s rather than a gourmet’s appetite for his own rhetorical cuisine, and has talked America...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. GEORGE WILL: The perils of loquacity

    Barack Obama's foreign policy dream -- cordial relations with a Middle East tranquilized by "smart diplomacy" -- is in a death grapple with reality. His rhetorical writhings illustrate the perils of loquacity. He has a glutton's rather than a gourmet's appetite for his own rhetorical cuisine, and has talked America to the precipice of a fourth military intervention in the crescent that extends ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

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