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logorrhea

[‚lō·gə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive, usually rapid, incoherent, and uncontrollable talkativeness.
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What would Robert Lowell think of twenty-first-century "life studies"--reality TV shows, news programs hosting presidential candidates and jilted lovers alike, and the Internet, with its rampant outlets for self-portrayal, from logorrheic blogging to the ubiquitous, protean profilings of Facebook?
Aside from the above-mentioned Worthington and Jonas, Black's cheering section was led by the Globe's Christie Blatchford (although she struggled with her loyalties at times) and above all Maclean's Mark Steyn, in both the magazine and his logorrheic blog.
Disputatious theological works, in all their variants--what many might consider to be a dull genre with little gold for all the logorrheic dross--get equally thoughtful attention from Farrow.
This limerick is uttered by Jethro Furber of Omensetter's Luck, one of William Gass's beleaguered but irrepressible and loquacious, even logorrheic narrators.
She begins the logorrheic diatribe of her Conversational turn, devoid of anything concrete but full of abstractions--no specifics, no causes, no details.
Upon admission to acute rehabilitation almost two weeks after his accident, he was confused, restless, distractible, and logorrheic.
In nine successive evenings (there are twelve "vigils" in Der Goldene Topf), Maria pours out in logorrheic profusion the story of her fall into Eros, from its beginning to its fatal end, to a listener who may or not be Zara and who Maria suspects (like Hoffmann's Lindhorst) has been pulling the strings all along.