the quality of being facile in speech and writing
Syn: ↑fluency, ↑articulateness
Derivationally related forms: ↑articulate (for: ↑articulateness), ↑voluble, ↑fluent (for: ↑fluency)
Hypernyms: ↑communicativeness

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  • Volubility — Vol u*bil i*ty, n. [L. volubilitas: cf. F. volubilit[ e].] The quality or state of being voluble (in any of the senses of the adjective). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • volubility — glibness, garrulity, loquacity, talkativeness (see under TALKATIVE) Analogous words: fluency, glibness, eloquence, articulateness (see corresponding adjectives at VOCAL) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • volubility — voluble ► ADJECTIVE ▪ speaking or spoken incessantly and fluently. DERIVATIVES volubility noun volubly adverb. ORIGIN originally in senses «rotating about an axis» and «tending to change»: from Latin volvere to roll …   English terms dictionary

  • volubility — noun see voluble …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • volubility — See voluble. * * * …   Universalium

  • volubility — noun a) the state of being voluble b) the degree to which someone is voluble …   Wiktionary

  • volubility — Synonyms and related words: big mouth, candor, communicativeness, conversableness, effusion, effusiveness, flow of words, flowing tongue, fluency, fluent tongue, flux de bouche, flux de paroles, flux of words, frankness, garrulity, garrulousness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • volubility — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fluency, loquacity, garrulousness; see eloquence 1 , garrulity …   English dictionary for students

  • volubility — vol·u·bil·i·ty || ‚vÉ‘ljÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ /‚vÉ’ljÊŠ b n. fluency, talkativeness, loquaciousness, garrulousness; condition of being able to turn easily on an axis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • volubility — n. 1. Fluency, glibness, readiness of speech, command of language, facility of expression. 2. Changeableness, mutability, inconstancy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • volubility — n talkativeness, overtalkativeness, garrulity, garrulousness, glibness, Inf. gabbiness, loose tongue, Inf. gift of gab, Inf. windiness, Inf. gassiness, Inf. big mouth; verbosity, wordiness, verbality, verbalism, verbiage, prolixity, prolixness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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