Traulism
Traulism Trau"lism, n. [Gr. ? a lisping, fr. ? to lisp, to mispronounce.] A stammering or stuttering. [Obs.] --Dalgarno. [1913 Webster]

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  • traulism — trau·lism …   English syllables

  • traulism —   n. stammering …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • traulism — ˈtrȯˌlizəm, rau̇ˌl noun ( s) Etymology: Greek traulismos, from traulizein to mispronounce, lisp, stammer, from traulos, adjective, mispronouncing letters, lisping, stammering + izein ize : stammering, stuttering …   Useful english dictionary

  • hesitation — Synonyms and related words: Fabian policy, Micawberism, abeyance, averseness, backwardness, balbuties, bashfulness, boggle, boggling, break, caesura, calculation, canniness, capriciousness, care, careful consideration, carefulness, caution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stammer — Synonyms and related words: balbuties, be guilty, blush, change color, color, color up, crimson, dysphemia, falter, faltering, flush, gibber, halt, hammer, haw, hem, hem and haw, hesitate, hesitation, hum, hum and haw, jabber, look guilty, lurch …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stammering — Synonyms and related words: balbutient, balbuties, bashful, bashfulness, battology, confused, confusion, conscious, coy, coyness, demure, demureness, demurity, dysphemia, embarrassment, expletive, faltering, filling, halting, hesitating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stutter — Synonyms and related words: balbuties, dysphemia, falter, faltering, halt, hammer, haw, hem, hem and haw, hesitate, hesitation, hum, hum and haw, mammer, palilalia, stammer, stammering, stumble, stuttering, traulism …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stuttering — Synonyms and related words: balbutient, balbuties, battology, ceaseless, ceaselessness, chattering, constancy, constant, constant flow, continual, continualness, continuity, dysphemia, expletive, faltering, filling, halting, hesitating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Stammering — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Imperfect Speech. < N PARAG:Stammering >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inarticulateness inarticulateness Sgm: N 1 stammering stammering &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 hesitation hesitation &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 impediment in one s speech… …   English dictionary for students

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