logorrhea


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logorrhea

[‚lō·gə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive, usually rapid, incoherent, and uncontrollable talkativeness.
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The mouth is only called Mouth, and the "she" she refers to, though she occupies the third person, refers constantly back to Mouth's own logorrhea, which refers to little but itself.
An n + I, reader, however, may believe that the magazine's strain of pseudo-thoughtful logorrhea is the same thing as real argument--the kind that takes a side and proposes what to do.
52 The sonorous eulogy goes on without any fault for almost one page, though the logorrhea of the narrator implants the feeling in the reader that something is brewing.
Ironically, Morose himself displays a hyperaggressive logorrhea, speaking for long paragraphs about his insistence on silence and engaging with Truewit in a vigorous duet of curses for the barber Cutbeard.
As his "Bailegangaire" showed, Murphy writes with remarkable empathy for women when logorrhea isn't sending him down the path of a more hyperactive Beckett.
Yale Kamisar's acute logorrhea, which is apparently not susceptible to any effective treatment, is well known to all.
Jeffrey Blitz's award-winning documentary follows eight regional winners in the 1999 competition as they descend upon Washington DC for the televised final, where they must grapple with vocabulary including cabotinage, cephalalgia, logorrhea and opsimath.
Jeffrey Blitz's award winning documentary Spellbound follows eight regional winners in the 1999 competition as they descend upon Washington DC for the televised final, where they must grapple with vocabulary including cabotinage, cephalalgia, logorrhea and opsimath.
Schizophrenia yanks Matilda through manic-depressive mood swings, exhausting, finally, even her logorrhea.
This is particularly ironic since most of Monsivais's chronicles could be read as "un diluvio verbal," a logorrhea.
Postcolonial theory is dismissed as little more than a raft of bizarre, seductive terminology which constitutes merely a bad case of logorrhea.
Of course, practical explanations of the novel's logorrhea are possible.