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Definition of «Glossolalia»

Glossolalia: Nonsensical sounds that mimic the rhythms and inflections of actual speech. Glossolalia may be seen in deep sleep or in trance states. It is also the scientific term for the trance-induced religious phenomena known as "speaking in tongues."

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  • glossolalia: Definition from Answers.com

    n. Fabricated and nonmeaningful speech, especially such speech associated with a trance state or certain schizophrenic syndromes. See gift of tongues . [New Latin ...

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    From Abracadabra to Zombies | View All. a; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; v; w; x; y; z; glossolalia. Glossolalia is fabricated, meaningless speech. According to Dr. William T. Samarin, professor of ...

  • Glossolalia - New World Encyclopedia

    Glossolalia (from Greek glossa γλώσσα "tongue, language" and lalô λαλώ "speak, speaking") refers to ecstatic utterances, often as part of religious practices ...

  • Glossolalia - bible411.com

    Glossolalia (Tongues-Speaking), What Are Its Implications? No Christian can ignore the many questions raised by the phenomenal growth of "glossolalia" or "speaking in ...

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