Glossolalia

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Word of the Day: Glossolalia

Definition: Meaningless syllables strung together haphazardly to resemble language. Glossolalia is a medical term, most often used to describe the profuse or emotionally charged speech associated with religious ecstasy or some forms of schizophrenia. The Skeptic’s Dictionary observes that the same definition is applied to speech that is ‘sacred’ in one context and ‘gibberish’ in [...]

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