[law-guh-ree-uh, log-uh-]


pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.

Origin of logorrhea

First recorded in 1900–05; logo- + -rrhea
Related formslog·or·rhe·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for logorrhea

Historical Examples of logorrhea

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

    Badge of Infamy

    Lester del Rey

Word Origin and History for logorrhea

1878, from logos + ending from diarrhea.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

logorrhea in Medicine




Excessive use of words.
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