logorrhea

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noun log·or·rhea \ ˌlȯ-gə-ˈrē-ə , ˌlä- \

Definition of logorrhea

:excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness

logorrheic

play \ˌlȯ-gə-ˈrē-ik, ˌlä-\ adjective

Examples of logorrhea in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of logorrhea

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

logorrhea

noun log·or·rhea
variants: or chiefly British logorrhoea play \ˌlȯg-ə-ˈrē-ə, ˌläg-\

medical Definition of logorrhea

:pathologically excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness that is characteristic especially of the manic phase of bipolar disorder

logorrheic

or chiefly British logorrhoeic play \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

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