Todays Word: logorrhea

Word: logorrhea

PRONUNCIATION:

(log-uh-REE-uh)

MEANING:

noun: Excessive flow of words, especially when incoherent.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Greek logo- (word) + -rrhea (flow), from rhoia (flow). Also see rhinorrhea. Earliest documented use: 1902.

USAGE:

“Dumas suffers from logorrhea, induced by the simple formula that the more he wrote, the more money he made.”
Erik Spanberg; The Count of Monte Cristo; The Christian Science Monitor (Boston, Massachusetts); Feb 6, 2011.

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