Talkative vs Loquacity - What's the difference?

talkative | loquacity |


As an adjective talkative

is tending to talk a lot.

As a noun loquacity is

talkativeness; the quality of being loquacious.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

talkative

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to talk a lot.
  • Speaking openly and honestly, neglecting privacy and consequences.
  • Synonyms

    * chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, outgoing, talksome * long-winded, logorrheic, verbose * indiscreet, outspoken * See also

    Antonyms

    * dour, monosyllabic, sullen, withdrawn * laconic, taciturn, terse, uncommunicative * mute, quiet, silent

    Derived terms

    * talkativeness

    loquacity

    English

    Noun

    (loquacities)
  • Talkativeness; the quality of being loquacious.
  • * 1887 , , An Unsocial Socialist , ch. 17:
  • Their silence would have been awkward but for the loquacity of Jane, who talked enough for all three.

    Synonyms

    * loquaciousness