psellism

[sel-iz-uh m]
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noun

Pathology. stuttering; stammering.

Nearby words

  1. psc,
  2. pschent,
  3. psd,
  4. pse,
  5. psec,
  6. psephite,
  7. psephocracy,
  8. psephologist,
  9. psephology,
  10. psephomancy

Origin of psellism

1790–1800; < Greek psellismós stammering, equivalent to psell(ízein) to stammer + -ismos -ism

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