Definition of Talkiness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being talky. ¹



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Definition of Talkiness

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Talkiness Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Talkiness

talked
talked past
talkee
talker
talker identification
talkers
talkest
talkfest
talkfests
talkie
talkier
talkies
talkiest
talkily
talkin'
talkiness (current term)
talkinesses
talking
talking(a)
talking-point
talking-points
talking-to
talking book
talking drum
talking drums
talking head
talking heads
talking in circles
talking out of turn
talking past

Literary usage of Talkiness

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1. The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century ; The Four Georges, Etc. by William Makepeace Thackeray, Felix Isman, Morris Edmund Speare, Lloyd R. Morris, George Simpson Marr (1917)
"But the power of the plays is hindered by a tendency toward talkiness that obscures the progress of the action. Unlike TC Murray, Seumas O'Kelly does not ..."

2. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1917)
"There were times when one realized the absence of an emotional story, gaps when the talkiness became oppressively evident ; but for two-thirds of the way ..."

3. The Bookman (1899)
"Probably it is this talkiness which makes the story seem a trifle long-drawn and, like a sluggish stream, in need of banking. ..."

4. The Celtic Dawn: A Survey of the Renascence in Ireland, 1889-1916 by Lloyd R. Morris (1917)
"But the power of the plays is hindered by a tendency toward talkiness that obscures the progress of the action. Unlike TC Murray, Seumas O'Kelly does not ..."

5. Education in the United States of America by Great Britain Board of Education (1902)
"There was a talkiness of a sentimental kind which grew out of the child study of the earliest davs, of which practical American educators have grown tired. ..."

6. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1876)
"Simplicity, earnestness, Evangelical feeling, sympathies' with many forms of good, and a certain talkiness arc the characteristics of the sermons. ..."

7. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"Mere talkiness is a more easily manageable vehicle of prevarication even than mere acting, although it is indefinitely harder to act out a lie than to speak ..."

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