cocktail party syndrome

A descriptor for the behaviour of children with arrested hydrocephalus, who may be sociable, talkative, pseudointelligent, and speaking in a seemingly erudite fashion on subjects about which they have no true understanding, scanning dysrhythmic speech

cocktail party syndrome

Chatter-box syndrome A descriptor for the behavior of children with arrested hydrocephalus, who may be sociable, gabby, pseudointelligent, speaking in a seemingly erudite fashion on subjects about which they have no true understanding, scanning dysrhythmic speech. See Williams syndrome.
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Joanne suffers from cocktail party syndrome, a language disorder that allows sufferers the ability to learn words and talk, without understanding what they are saying.