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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
1900-1905
Logorrhea is derived from Greek logos, "word" + rhein, "to flow."