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Friday, December 12, 2014

Definitions for verbigeration

  1. Pathology. the constant or obsessive repetition of meaningless words or phrases.

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Citations for verbigeration
Which is to say nothing of what cannot be captured by the lens, namely her verbig-verbig-verbig-verbig-verbigeration: the unending repetition of words of words of words, or of phrases of phrases of phrases… Will Self, Umbrella, 2012
When she dutifully regurgitated the shaman's explanation, it sounded like a crazy person's verbigeration. Bruce Wagner, Memorial, 2006
Origin of verbigeration
Verbigeration entered English in the late 1800s from the Latin verbigerāre meaning "to chat, converse."