Science / Psychiatry / Pressured Speech: Speech that is increased in amount, accelerated, and difficult or impossible to interrupt. Usually it is also loud and emphatic. Frequently the person talks without any social stimulation and may continue to talk even though no one is listening.
Speech Adjective Synonyms: dialect, idiolect, jargon, parlance, idiom, fa‡on de parler, language, tongue, lingo
Speech Noun Synonyms: speaking, talking, articulation, diction, language, expression, enunciation, elocution, speech pattern, communication
Life Style / Adoption / Speech and Language Disorders: Impairments of speech or receptive language. Speech disorders usually involved difficulties with articulation which can generally be improved or resolved with speech therapy, usually requiring treatme MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Speech Prefix: Often abbreviated 's.p.,' this term in drama refers to a character's name or an abbreviated version of a character's name which indicates what actor is speaking subsequent words in the text of a play. MORE
Health / Dentistry / Speech Therapy: Treatment to correct a speech impairment that resulted from birth or from disease, injury or prior medical treatment. MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Speech Act Theory: An idea set forth by J. L. Austin's How to Do Things with Words, which argues that language is often a mode of action rather than a means of communication or conveying information. Language-use that c MORE
Entertainment / Literature / R-Less Speech: Any dialect in which [r] is pronounced only before a vowel. Examples include Bostonian accents in America and 'RP' (Received Pronunciation) among upper class British speakers. MORE