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clut·ter·ing

(klŭt'er-ing),
A speech disorder usually occurring in childhood characterized by abnormally rapid rate, disturbed fluency, erratic rhythm, and poor articulation that makes it difficult to understand the speaker.
A communication disorder characterised by short attention span, inability to listen, difficulties with syntax, rapid speech with an irregular rhythm, collapsing of sounds and words, and loss of syllables; cluttering can range in severity from garbled, but generally intelligible, to virtually unintelligible, and may co-exist with stuttering
Treatment Neuropharmacology has been tried unsuccessfully

cluttering

Speech pathology A condition characterized by an excessive rate of speech with an irregular rhythm, collapsing of sounds and words, and loss of syllables; cluttering can range in severity from garbled, but generally intelligible, to virtually unintelligible, and may co-exist with stuttering Treatment Bethanechol may be effective. See Stuttering.

clut·ter·ing

(klŭt'ĕr-ing)
Speech disordercharacterized by rapid, jerky utterances with sound omissions and transpositions; sometimes confused with stuttering.
See: stuttering
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COUNCILS and highways agencies in North Wales are driving motorists around the bend by cluttering up roads with pointless street furniture.
The author contends that clutter is a "behavioral phenomenon" and that exploring some of the dilemma's psychological roots can give people "insight into the dynamics" of their cluttering behavior and "may afford [the individual] great and tangible relief." The book is laid out in large type with airy and (fittingly enough) uncluttered columns, allowing plenty of room for the many amusing, on-target illustrations.