Garrulity – diarrhea of the mouth

 

I have known a few people who truly do not know how to quit talking. It can be interesting when they are good story tellers and you have nowhere else to be but if the conversation always drifts to trivia or people you don’t know it gets old quick.

One of the best quotes I ever heard was from Trey Ratcliff quoting his dad, “I may not be much, but I am all I think about.” Those of us who are not shy in groups have a tendency to talk about ourselves and our family. The sign of a good conversationalist is someone who is always drawing out other people and bringing them into the conversation.

Sentence:

Dr. Clitheroe was a distinguished lawyer respected beyond the borders of his native Derbyshire, and accordingly regarded as an asset to the bench despite his garrulity which arose from a belief that the validity of a judgement was in proportion to the length of time spent in arriving at it.


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Definition:
    gar·ru·li·ty [guh-roo-li-tee] noun

  • the quality of being garrulous; talkativeness; loquacity.
    gar·ru·lous [gar-uh-luhs, gar-yuh-] adjective

  • excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters.
  • wordy or diffuse: a garrulous and boring speech.

Origin: 1575–85; < French garrulité < Latin garrulitās. See garrulous, -ity

Source: Dictionary.com

Sentence:

Dr. Clitheroe was a distinguished lawyer respected beyond the borders of his native Derbyshire, and accordingly regarded as an asset to the bench despite his garrulity which arose from a belief that the validity of a judgement was in proportion to the length of time spent in arriving at it.


Page: 75

Definition:
    gar·ru·li·ty [guh-roo-li-tee] noun

  • the quality of being garrulous; talkativeness; loquacity.
    gar·ru·lous [gar-uh-luhs, gar-yuh-] adjective

  • excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters.
  • wordy or diffuse: a garrulous and boring speech.

Origin: 1575–85; < French garrulité < Latin garrulitās. See garrulous, -ity

Source: Dictionary.com

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