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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 defect, as stuttering or stammering.

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Also molilalia.

Origin of mogilalia

1875–80; <Greek mogilál(os) hardly talking (mógi(s) with difficulty + lálos babbling) + -ia-ia

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Example sentences from the Web for mogilalia

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

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