logorrhoea

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log·or·rhe·a

(lawg'ōr-ē'ă)
Abnormal or pathologic talkativeness or garrulousness.
Synonym(s): logorrhoea.
[logo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
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logorrhoea

An abnormal flow of words, some or all of which may be meaningless or invented (neologisms). Severe logorrhoea may amount to logomania. See also JARGON.
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