stammering

  • 1Stammering — Stam mer*ing, a. Apt to stammer; hesitating in speech; stuttering. {Stam mer*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2Stammering — Stam mer*ing, n. (Physiol.) A disturbance in the formation of sounds. It is due essentially to long continued spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm, by which expiration is prevented, and hence it may be considered as a spasmodic inspiration.… …

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  • 3Stammering — (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… …

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  • 4Stammering — Stammer Stam mer (st[a^]m m[ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stammered} ( m[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stammering}.] [OE. stameren, fr. AS. stamur, stamer, stammering; akin to D. & LG. stameren to stammer, G. stammeln, OHG. stammal[=o]n, stamm[=e]n, Dan …

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  • 5stammering — noun the act of stammering …

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  • 6stammering — 1. A speech disorder characterized by hesitation and repetition of words, or by mispronunciation or transposition of certain consonants, especially l, r, and s. 2. Sounds other than speech, that are similar to s.. SYN: paralalia literalis,… …

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  • 7stammering — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Speech defect Nouns stammering, stuttering, etc.; hesitancy, broken voice; speech impediment; lisp, drawl; mispronunciation, slip of the tongue, lapsus linguae. Verbs stammer, stutter, falter, sputter,… …

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  • 8stammering — Synonyms and related words: balbutient, balbuties, bashful, bashfulness, battology, confused, confusion, conscious, coy, coyness, demure, demureness, demurity, dysphemia, embarrassment, expletive, faltering, filling, halting, hesitating,… …

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  • 9stammering — stam·mer || stæmÉ™(r) n. stutter, tendency to falter or pause frequently while speaking v. stutter, falter or pause frequently while speaking …

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  • 10stammering — n. Stuttering, faltering, difficulty of utterance …

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  • 11stammering — stuttering; n. halting articulation with interruptions to the normal flow of speech and repetition of the initial consonants of words or syllables. It usually first appears in childhood and the symptoms are most severe when the stammerer is under …

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  • 12stammering — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English stamering, from gerund of stameren to stammer 1. : the act of one who stammers 2. : a defective condition of speech characterized by involuntary stops and repetitions or blocking of utterance compare stuttering …

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  • 13Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children — The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children is a specialist centre for speech and language therapy for the treatment of stammering, located at 13 15 Pine Street, London, EC1R OLP. Officially opened in 1993,[1] it is a joint initiative… …

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  • 14Заикание (Stammering, Stuttering) — нарушение артикуляции, характеризующееся многократным прерыванием речи и повторением начальных согласных слов или слогов (для сравнения: хаотичная речь). Обычно впервые заикание появляется в детском возрасте; проявления заикания усиливаются,… …

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  • 15Stammeringly — Stammering Stam mer*ing, a. Apt to stammer; hesitating in speech; stuttering. {Stam mer*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16ЗАИКАНИЕ — (stammering, stuttering) нарушение артикуляции, характеризующееся многократным прерыванием речи и повторением начальных согласных слов или слогов (для сравнения: хаотичная речь). Обычно впервые заикание появляется в детском возрасте; проявления… …

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  • 17Stuttering — Stutter redirects here. For other uses, see Stutter (disambiguation). Stammer redirects here. For other uses, see Stammer (disambiguation). Stuttering Classification and external resources ICD 10 F98.5 ICD …

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  • 18List of stutterers — List of famous people who experienced a stuttering disorder. Note: many people on the following list have or had extremely mild disorders; they were able to mask the symptoms of their speech impediment, and in some instances they are noted on… …

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  • 19David Mitchell (author) — David Mitchell David Mitchell at Skylight Books (Los Angeles, CA), 27 April 2006 Born 12 January 1969 (1969 01 12) (age 42) Southport, England, United Kingdom Occupation …

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  • 20W. H. R. Rivers — Photograph of Rivers taken by Henry Maull Born 12 March 1864(1864 03 12) …

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