speaking in tongues

a form of glossolalia in which a person experiencing religious ecstasy utters incomprehensible sounds that the speaker believes are a language spoken through him or her by a deity.
Also called gift of tongues.
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speaking in tongues
another term for gift of tongues

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Example sentences
Those who gathered around the casket began praying and speaking in tongues.
Burleson explained that this church includes within its religious practices speaking in tongues and prophesying.
The revival meetings consisted of fervent singing, preaching, and speaking in tongues.
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