logorrhea


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logorrhea

[‚lō·gə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive, usually rapid, incoherent, and uncontrollable talkativeness.
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In a case presentation presented by Francois et al., it was reported that a 65-year old male patient started to have complaints including grandiose, paranoid delusions, insomnia, logorrhea and agitation for the first time following varenicline use in the first week and his complaints continued for the last one week, though he stopped using the drug.
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.
Indeed, Professor Adler explicitly references Foucault in countering the commonly-held assumption that talking about a problem is the most effective means for its resolution; instead, according to Foucault, the communal logorrhea inherent in constantly discussing the problem merely advances a pre- existing cycle of repression.
These guys show no signs of physical abuse; apart from unshaven faces and nervous logorrhea, they appear to be in decent shape.
The positive notion of a degraded, calumniated individual (as Makia Wokwo) breaking free from the logorrhea of bastardity is muted in a stasis that breaks out into a too neat catastrophe, complete with a stage littered with corpses.
Like all historical data, the logorrhea of psycho-babblers needs to be evaluated in the context of other evidence.
Piette makes the point that "most of these critics argued that the three characters in the play engage in sterile logorrhea instead of proceeding with the planned robbery precisely because, for them, talk is action" (92).
Anything that encourages kids to spell properly is a good thing, though I'd settle for great instead of gr8, let alone words like xanthosis, effleurage and logorrhea.
Not just any words, however, but tongue-twisters such as logorrhea (excessive talkativeness), succedaneum (a substitute), and more--in competitive spelling bees.
As the final word on Nashe's logorrhea it is depressing.
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.
"The repetition of the "he slew" and "upon the" formula echoes the universe of the epic catalogues."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.