Definition of Palilalia

1. Noun. A pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated.

Generic synonyms: Pathology



Definition of Palilalia

1. Noun. (clinical psychology) A complex tic comprising the repetition or echoing of one's own spoken words, which may sound like stuttering. ¹

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Medical Definition of Palilalia

1. Synonym: paliphrasia. Origin: G. Palin, again, + lalia, a form of speech (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palilalia

palettizing
paleways
palewise
palfrey
palfreyed
palfreys
pali-
palier
paliest
paliette
palification
paliform
palikar
palikars
palikinesia
palilalia (current term)
palilalias
palilalic
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palillogy
palilogies
palilogy
palimonies
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palimpsested
palimpsesting
palimpsests
palinal
palindrome

Literary usage of Palilalia

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"palilalia.—The symptom is described as " the involuntary repetition two or more times in succession of ..."

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