driveling


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driveling

Double talk, jargon agrammatism Psychiatry Speech in which associations are tightly linked, syntax preserved, but meaning is lost Conditions causing Organic brain disease, schizophrenia
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If there was anything she did not wish to grow into, it was an idiot of any sort, particularly a driveling one; and she resolved to punish herself every time she incurred what she considered to be the righteous displeasure of her virtuous relative.
After my experience of women, to be in love again--in love with a girl who is young enough to be my daughter--what a fool, what a driveling, degraded fool I must be