echo practic


noun Psychiatry.
the abnormal repetition of the actions of another person.

1900–05; < Neo-Latin; see echo, praxis, -ia

echopractic [ek-oh-prak-tik] , adjective Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
echopraxia or echopraxis (ˌɛkəʊˈpræksɪə)
the involuntary imitation of the actions of others
echopraxis or echopraxis

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Word Origin & History

1904, from Gk. ekho (see echo) + praxis "action" (see praxis).
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echopraxia ech·o·prax·i·a (ěk'ō-prāk'sē-ə)
The involuntary imitation of movements made by another. Also called echomotism.

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