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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

/glos·so·la·lia/ (glos″o-la´le-ah) gibberish that simulates coherent speech.

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

[glos′ōlā′lyə]
Etymology: Gk, glossa + lalein, to babble
speech in an unknown "language," as in "speaking in tongues" during a state of religious ecstasy when the message being transmitted through the speaker is believed to be a message from a celestial spirit or from God.

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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The preface to my Honours poetry collection 'Womb Tongues' (Figure 1) consists of a poem overlaying differing tongues in phonetic translation, followed by a further translation (Figure 2) without the overlay and last, one aching and immutable plea in the form of a single sentence (followed by a Latin encoding and cryptic play on the letter 'C' and the amniotic chora as 'below') that finally interprets the entire experience of the glossolalia from the body onto paper into recognisable language.
The second CD includes xenoglossy and glossolalia recordings, although it would be more precise to call them vocal utterances during altered states of consciousness as they include shamanic songs that may not necessarily involve the assumption of a foreign or secret language.
While pentecostals saw glossolalia as the evidence that one was wholly consecrated to God, the MCA insisted after 1904 that entire consecration was signified by selling all of one's possessions.
Michel de Certeau, "Vocal Utopias: Glossolalias," trans.
Perhaps not surprisingly, the works that speak most directly to a condition of databased glossolalia emerge as the critical orientation points.
He says: "If my work aims at anything it is to try and capture the glossolalia, the unspoken, silent chorus of praise to almighty God which goes on day and night and constantly fills me with awe.
The anxiously attached adults reported more experiential and more emotional religious experiences, such as finding a new relationship with God, having a born-again experience, and experiencing glossolalia (speaking in tongues; Kirkpatrick, 1998; Kirkpatrick & Shaver, 1992).
She claimed that when we reached home, I threw the garage door up, grandly waved her in, and later, once we were in bed, lapsed into glossolalia.
Neither a glossolalia deprived of meaning, nor mere denotative word, the word of faith enacts its meaning through its being uttered'.
Glossolalia and the psychology of the self and narcisism.
Her manuscript Glossolalia was named as a finalist for the Alice James 2008 Beatrice Hawley Book Award and semifinalist for the 2008 Walt Whitman Award.
A lover and hoarder of letters and words, a virtual and visual lexicographer, Stark oftentimes seems driven to repeat, reframe, re-visualize language in a glossolalia form reminiscent of lettrist poetry.