Babelism

[ bey-buh-liz-uh m, bab-uh- ]
/ ˈbeɪ bəˌlɪz əm, ˈbæb ə- /

noun (sometimes lowercase)

a confusion, as of ideas, speech, etc.

Origin of Babelism

First recorded in 1825–35; Babel + -ism
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