verbigeration


ver·big·er·a·tion

noun \(ˌ)vər-ˌbi-jə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of VERBIGERATION

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

Origin 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

ver·big·er·a·tion

noun \(ˌ)vər-ˌbij-ə-ˈrā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VERBIGERATION

: continual repetition of stereotyped phrases (as in some forms of mental disorder)

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