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Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • verbomania — s. f. Desenvolvimento anormal da faculdade da palavra …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • verbomania — noun a) Obsession with words. b) An abnormal talkativeness; a psychotic flow of speech …   Wiktionary

  • verbomania — A rarely used term for an abnormal talkativeness; a psychotic flow of speech. [L. verbum, word, + G. mania, frenzy] * * * ver·bo·ma·nia (vur″bo maґne ə) logorrhea …   Medical dictionary

  • verbomania — n. excessive and incoherent speech, abnormal talkativeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • verbomania — ver·bo·mania …   English syllables

  • verbomania — ˌvərbə+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from verbo (from Latin verbum word) + mania : a mania for words : excessive use of or obsession with words …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manias and Obsessions — Sometimes, when I look over what I ve created in the Phrontistery, I start to think I m more than a bit crazy, and must be suffering from verbomania. Still, I probably don t officially have any of the 142 manias or obsessions listed below. Some… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • verbomaniac — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin verbomania, after Late Latin mania: International Scientific Vocabulary maniac : one afflicted with verbomania …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pressure of speech — SignSymptom infobox Name = Other speech disturbance ICD10 = R47.8 ICD9 = ICD9|784.5 Pressure of speech is a tendency to speak rapidly and frenziedly, as if motivated by an urgency not apparent to the listener. The speech produced, sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Scripps National Spelling Bee — The Scripps National Spelling Bee (formerly the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee and commonly called the National Spelling Bee) is a highly competitive annual spelling bee in the United States, with participants from other countries as well.… …   Wikipedia

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