logorrhea

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

noun

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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Word Origin and History for logorrheic

logorrhea

n.

1878, from logos + ending from diarrhea.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

logorrheic in Medicine

logorrhea

[lŏg′ə-rēə]

n.

Excessive use of words.
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