Witzelsucht

noun
Wit·zel·sucht | \ˈvit-səl-ˌzu̇ḵt \

Medical Definition of Witzelsucht 

: excessive facetiousness and inappropriate or pointless humor especially when considered as part of an abnormal condition

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