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or dys·flu·en·cy

[dis-floo-uh n-see]
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noun, plural dis·flu·en·cies for 2.
  1. Pathology. impairment of the ability to produce smooth, fluent speech.
  2. an interruption in the smooth flow of speech, as by a pause or the repetition of a word or syllable.
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Origin of disfluency

First recorded in 1975–80; dis-1 + fluency
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