expansive vs talkative what difference

what is difference between expansive and talkative

English

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈspænsɪv/
  • Rhymes: -ɪv

Adjective

expansive (comparative more expansive, superlative most expansive)

  1. Comprehensive in scope or extent.
    an expansive research work
  2. Talkative and sociable.
  3. Able to be expanded. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  4. (mathematics) Exhibiting expansivity.

Translations


French

Adjective

expansive

  1. feminine singular of expansif

Latin

Adjective

expānsīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of expānsīvus


English

Etymology

From Middle English talkatyve, equivalent to talk +‎ -ative.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɔːkətɪv/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɑːkədɪv/

Adjective

talkative (comparative more talkative, superlative most talkative)

  1. Tending to talk a lot.
  2. Speaking openly and honestly, neglecting privacy and consequences.

Synonyms

  • (very willing to talk): chatty, gabby, loquacious, outgoing, talksome, outspoken
  • (too long or too much): long-winded, garrulous, logorrheic
  • (with too many details): verbose
  • (too much nonsense): drivellous
  • (saying inappropriate things): indiscreet
  • See also Thesaurus:talkative

Antonyms

  • dour, monosyllabic, sullen, withdrawn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

Derived terms

  • talkativeness

Translations


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