Definition of Orality

1. Noun. The state of being oral ¹



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Definition of Orality

1. the state of being produced orally [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Orality

1. In freudian psychology, a term used to denote the psychic organization derived from, and characteristic of, the oral period of psychosexual development. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orality

oral stereotypy
oral submucous fibrosis
oral surgeon
oral surgery
oral surgical procedures
oral teeth
oral ulcer
oral vestibule
orale
oralism
oralisms
oralist
oralistic
oralists
oralities
orality (current term)
orally
orally disintegrating tablet
oralnasal
orals
oran-outang
oran-outangs
oranda
orang
orang-outang
orang-utan
orang-utans
orange
orange-blossom orchid
orange-juice concentrate

Literary usage of Orality

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1. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"CHAPTER 2: FROM orality TO WRITING Tracing the origin of language to early nuclei of agriculture, as many authors do (Peter Bellwood, Paul K. Benedict, ..."

2. Studies in Napoleonic Statesmanship: Germany by Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1903)
"Strombeck is a warm advocate of the merits of orality, although it seldom happened that a ... orality was especially valuable in small criminal cases, ..."

3. The Cell Phone: An Anthropology of Communicationby Heather A. Horst, Daniel Miller by Heather A. Horst, Daniel Miller (2006)
"... wordplay and orality in the West Indies (and Afro- American culture generally). As he notes, 'the ability to contend with words is, then, a social skill ..."

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