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verbigeration

[ver-bij-uh-rey-shuh n] /vərˌbɪdʒ əˈreɪ ʃən/
Pathology
1.
the constant or obsessive repetition of meaningless words or phrases.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Latin verbiger(āre) to chat, converse (verb(um) word + -i- -i- + -gerāre durative derivative of gerere to carry on, transact) + -ation
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verbigeration in Medicine

verbigeration ver·big·er·a·tion (vər-bĭj'ə-rā'shən)
n.
Obsessive repetition of meaningless words and phrases, especially as a symptom of mental illness.

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