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word salad Syllabification: word sal·ad

Definition of word salad in English:


A confused or unintelligible mixture of seemingly random words and phrases, specifically (in psychiatry) as a form of speech indicative of advanced schizophrenia.
Example sentences
  • The current classification by pathology puts word salad with word salad, obesity with obesity, and phobia with phobia.
  • There are strange moments of lucidity and then long fugues of confusion and word salad.
  • She doesn't do sound-bites; she does word salad - great jumbled streams of consciousness which she tosses, revises and reinterprets.
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