Definition of Psellism

1. n. Indistinct pronunciation; stammering.



Definition of Psellism

1. Noun. indistinct pronunciation; stammering; a speech disorder ¹

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Definition of Psellism

1. any defect in articulation [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Psellism

psammomatous
psammon
psammons
psammophile
psammophiles
psammophilous
psammophyte
psammophytes
psammosere
psammoseres
psarolite
psarolites
psc
pschent
pschents
psellism (current term)
psellisms
pseph-
psephism
psephisms
psephite
psephites
psephitic
psepho-
psephocracy
psephocratic
psephological
psephologies
psephologist
psephologists

Literary usage of Psellism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science of Voice Production and Voice Preservation: For Use of Speakers and by Gordon Holmes (1880)
"Stammering and Stuttering, or psellism. Such affections have been well known from the earliest times, and are often alluded to by Hippocrates;1 but ..."

2. The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature edited by Samuel Emlen (1818)
"What Hippocrates, Aristotle, and Galen have said on it, is hardly worth quoting, and their silence on the treatment of psellism, seems to have devoted it to ..."

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