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logorrhea

[ law-guh-ree-uh, log-uh- ]
/ ˌlɔ gəˈri ə, ˌlɒg ə- /
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noun
pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.
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Origin of logorrhea

First recorded in 1900–05; logo- + -rrhea

OTHER WORDS FROM logorrhea

log·or·rhe·ic, adjective
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How to use logorrhea in a sentence

  • I've got enough trouble without your coming down with logorrhea.

    Badge of Infamy|Lester del Rey

Medical definitions for logorrhea

logorrhea
[ lŏg′ə-rēə ]

n.
Excessive use of words.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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