Loquacious vs Profuse - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between loquacious and profuse
is that loquacious
is talkative or chatty, especially of persons given to excess conversation while profuse
is in great quantity or abundance.
As a verb profuse is
(obsolete) to pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.
Talkative or chatty, especially of persons given to excess conversation.
* 1841 , , ch. 8:
- On the other hand, Hetty was moody and silent. She was never loquacious , or if she occasionally became communicative, it was under the influence of some temporary excitement that served to arouse her unsophisticated mind; but, for hours at a time, in the course of this all-important day, she seemed to have absolutely lost the use of her tongue.
* chatty, talkative, garrulous
* See also
* laconic, quiet, reserved, taciturn
In great quantity or abundance.
- She grew profuse amounts of zucchini and pumpkins.
- profuse''' hospitality; '''profuse''' apologies; '''profuse expenditure
- a green, shady bank, profuse of flowers
(obsolete) To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.