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mogilalia

[ moj-uh-ley-lee-uh, -leyl-yuh ]
/ ˌmɒdʒ əˈleɪ li ə, -ˈleɪl yə /
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noun
any speech disorder characterized by difficulty or hesitancy in speech production, as stuttering or stammering; disfluency.
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Sometimes molilalia .

Origin of mogilalia

First recorded in 1875–80; from Greek mogilál(os) “hardly talking” (mógi(s) “with difficulty” + lálos “babbling”) + -ia noun suffix; see -ia

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How to use mogilalia in a sentence

  • Only the examples added for explaining mogilalia and paralalia are taken in part from Sigismund, a few others from Vierordt.

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