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glossolalia

 [glos″o-la´le-ah]
gibberish that simulates coherent speech.

glos·so·la·li·a

(glos'ō-lā'lē-ă),
Rarely used term for unintelligible jargon or babbling.
[glosso- + G. lalia, talk, chat]

glossolalia

(glô′sə-lā′lē-ə, glŏs′ə-)
n.
1. Fabricated and nonmeaningful speech, especially such speech associated with a trance state or certain schizophrenic syndromes.
2. See gift of tongues.

glossolalia

Psychiatry Gibberish, 'speaking in tongues'

glos·so·la·li·a

(glos'ō-lā'lē-ă)
Rarely used term for unintelligible jargon or babbling.
[glosso- + G. lalia, talk, chat]

glossolalia

‘speaking in tongues’. The production of a stream of usually meaningless sounds resembling words. Glossolalia is a skill acquired by some people who enjoy a high state of religious excitement and is often accorded respect by like-minded observers.
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Ja na liturgia pentecostal, esse momento pode ser atravessado por sinais misticos carregados de maior emotividade, como o batismo pelo espirito santo e a consequente possibilidade da glossolalia (Bitun 2015, 15).
Glossolalia. 'Tongue Speaking in Biblical, Historical, and Theological Perspectives.
Now, I can understand this glossolalia more fully (but not entirely) as, perhaps, an expression of Kristeva's idea of the semiotic in its "madness, holiness, and poetry" (1976, p.
nonsensical speech, glossolalia's etymological roots poetically
The book shows how overlapping perceptions of speech have linked speech disorders with mental infirmity, trauma, sexuality, violence, and organic illness in literary symbolism, as well as positive meanings such as various degrees of inspired glossolalia.
"Bone Orchard Lunch Hour" deserves mention here, as does "God's Gym," which begins with the speaker driving in rush hour "past the strip-mall fitness center," with its neon letter "L" gone dark, but then swiftly embarks on a vision of the Shakers, the Christian sect known for both minimalist furniture design and their physically dynamic worship services, with their "glossolalia / of twitch and stomp ...
His name was written down by Oonagh in a circle and a "glossolalia" spell was cast.
What recent American writers do with literary language is no different, in other words, than what Catholics do with the Latin mass or what charismatics do with glossolalia: all attribute transcendent power to the nonsemantic form of words.
Mormon religiosity returned to ecstatic expressions such as glossolalia and faith healings that had not been present since the New Testament and would not be a fixture of the revival tradition for nearly another fifty years.
(33) Abhinavagupta "mysteriously" mingles a series of words beginning with the phoneme Sa as if falling into spontaneous glossolalia: (34)
(11.) Artaud posits an essential connection between the body in pain and language through the very etymology of the term cruaute: from the proto-Indo-European krewe("raw flesh"), he retains the image of the "flayed man" (Selected Writings 506) in conjunction with the guttural consonant "k"--which Allen Weiss sees as the trademark of Artaud's glossolalia (153).