from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, slowness of speech due to mental defect or disease.
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- noun medicine A form of
aphasiacharacterized by abnormally slow speech
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_ -- Under the same circumstances as in the case of bradyphrasia the (slow) speech may be marred and may become unintelligible because the train of thought is confused -- e. g., in persons "drunk" with sleep -- so that words are uttered that do not correspond to the original ideas.
The Mind of the Child, Part II The Development of the Intellect, International Education Series Edited By William T. Harris, Volume IX.
hernesheir commented on the word bradyphrasia
"Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!" is not an example of bradyphrasia.
February 24, 2011