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Wednesday, March 08, 2000

Definitions for logorrhea

  1. Pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
  2. Incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.

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Citations for logorrhea
By his own measure, he is a man of many contradictions, beginning with the fact that he is famous as a listener but suffers from "a touch of logorrhea." He is so voluble that one wonders how his subjects get a word in edgewise. Mel Gussow, New York Times
It's also not good if your date has logorrhea. Monte Williams, New York Times
Origin of logorrhea
Logorrhea is derived from Greek logos, "word" + rhein, "to flow."
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