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psellism

[sel-iz-uh m]
noun
  1. Pathology. stuttering; stammering.
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Origin of psellism

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

  • Psellism, sel′izm, n. a defect in articulation—also Psellis′mus.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

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