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verbigeration n

[vuhr-bij-uh-RAY-shun]

Obsessive repetition of meaningless words and phrases

From Latin verbigerare (to talk, chat), from verbum (word) + gerere (to carry on)

Due to his extensive scientific vocabulary and mumbling speaking manner, it took quite a bit of time for his friends and acquaintance to realize that Professor Jones' conversation was highly prone to verbigeration.
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