Coprolalia meaning

kŏprə-lālē-ə
The involuntary, often obsessive use of obscene or scatological language that may accompany certain mental disorders, such as Tourette's syndrome.
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The involuntary, often obsessive use of obscene or scatological language that may accompany certain mental disorders, such as Tourette syndrome.
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The uncontrolled use of abusive, obscene or scatological language; especially such behaviour associated with Tourette syndrome.
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Origin of coprolalia

  • copro– Greek laliā babbling (from lalein to talk)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French coprolalie, coined 1885 by Georges Gilles de la Tourette.

    From Wiktionary