alogia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀλογία (alogía, absurdity; confusion; irrationality; speechlessness).

Noun[edit]

alogia (uncountable)

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  1. A general lack of additional, unprompted content in normal speech, a common symptom of schizophrenia.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀλογία (alogía, absurdity; confusion; irrationality; speechlessness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alogia f (genitive alogiae); first declension

  1. Irrational conduct or action; nonsense, folly.
  2. Dumbness, muteness.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alogia alogiae
Genitive alogiae alogiārum
Dative alogiae alogiīs
Accusative alogiam alogiās
Ablative alogiā alogiīs
Vocative alogia alogiae

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References[edit]

  • alogia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alogia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • alogia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

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Noun[edit]

alogia f (plural alogias)

  1. (dated) absurdity; nonsense
    Synonyms: besteira, absurdo
  2. (psychology) alogia (lack of additional, unprompted content in normal speech)