logomania


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logomania

[¦lō·gə′mā·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Logorrhea so excessive as to be a form of a manic state; new words may be invented to keep up the garrulity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All right; but it seems ill-advised to characterize logomania by making it talk 120,000 words at us, and a glance at Nabokov's last novel, Pnin, which is not written in the first person, establishes that this is Nabokov talking.
'I liked the clean lines and architectural pieces with unexpected details such as trompe l'oeil techniques on jackets and coats, and also the handwoven pieces using his tag-a kind of subtle play on today's logomania trends.'