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verbigeration

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noun ver·big·er·a·tion \(ˌ)vər-ˌbi-jə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of verbigeration

  1. :  continual repetition of stereotyped phrases (as in some forms of mental illness)



Origin and Etymology of verbigeration

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin verbigerare to talk, chat, from verbum word + gerere to carry, wield — more at word


First Known Use: 1886


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verbigeration

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noun ver·big·er·a·tion \(ˌ)vər-ˌbij-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of verbigeration

  1. :  continual repetition of stereotyped phrases (as in some forms of mental illness)




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