automatic speech

(redirected from nonpropositional speech)

au·to·mat·ic speech

(aw'tō-mat'ik spēch)
Overlearned or low-content language that can be produced with little awareness of meaning, such as consecutive numbers, days of the week, verses, prayers, expletives, or other common expressions.
Synonym(s): nonpropositional speech.
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