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mussitation

[muhs-i-tey-shuh n] /ˌmʌs ɪˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
silent movement of the lips in simulation of the movements made in audible speech.
2.
muttering; mumbling; murmuring.
Origin of mussitation
1640-1650
First recorded in 1640-50, mussitation is from the Late Latin word mussitātiōn- (stem of mussitātiō). See mussitate, -ion
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mussitation in Medicine

mussitation mus·si·ta·tion (mŭs'ĭ-tā'shən)
n.
Movement of the lips as if speaking but without sound.

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