noun \ˌl-gə-ˈrē-ə, ˌlä-\

Definition of LOGORRHEA

:  excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness
log·or·rhe·ic \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

Examples of LOGORRHEA

  1. <the article suffers from the logorrhea that infects so much academic writing>


New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1892

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noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LOGORRHEA

: pathologically excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness that is characteristic especially of the manic phase of bipolar disorder
log·or·rhe·ic or chiefly British log·or·rhoe·ic \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

Variants of LOGORRHEA

log·or·rhea or chiefly British log·or·rhoea \ˌlg-ə-ˈrē-ə, ˌläg-\


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