/ (ˌkækɪˈneɪʃən) /
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psychiatry inappropriate laughter, sometimes found in schizophrenia
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Words nearby cachinnation
cachepot, cachet, Cacheu, cachexia, cachinnate, cachinnation, Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, cachou, cachucha, cacimbo, cacique
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How to use cachinnation in a sentence
Then, upon a given signal, they threw their arms around the orphan and hugged him, while a violent cachinnation was heard.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
It was quite tame and fearless, and used to make a loud chattering cachinnation.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale
The stoker laughed truculently, and Billy ventured upon a faint echo of the jeering cachinnation.Golden Stories|Various
She is possessed with a laughing demon, and has been in a constant state of cachinnation the whole trip.The houseboat book|William F. Waugh
And Miss Jerusha indulged in a regular cachinnation for the first time that Richmond ever remembered to hear her.The Actress' Daughter|May Agnes Fleming