logorrhea

[law-guh-ree-uh, log-uh-]
noun
1.
pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
2.
incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.

Origin:
1900–05; logo- + -rrhea

logorrheic, adjective
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logorrhoea or esp (US) logorrhea (ˌlɒɡəˈrɪə)
 
n
excessive, uncontrollable, or incoherent talkativeness
 
logorrhea or esp (US) logorrhea
 
n

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logorrhea
1902, from logos + ending from diarrhea.
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logorrhea log·or·rhe·a (lŏg'ə-rē'ə)
n.
Excessive use of words.

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Example sentences
Moody has continued turning out those terrifically weird sentences, long incantatory jags of deadpan logorrhea.
Serious writers are sometimes mocked for logorrhea as well.
Her logorrhea may deflect grief and loss, but it also rebuffs everyone around her.
It's no wonder some suffer from logorrhea dementia, the malady of being driven insane by the act of talking too much.
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