circumstantiality

noun
cir·​cum·​stan·​ti·​al·​i·​ty | \ ˌsər-kəm-ˌstan-chē-ˈal-ət-ē \
plural circumstantialities

Medical Definition of circumstantiality

: a conversational pattern (as in some manic states) exhibiting excessive attention to irrelevant and digressive details

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