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Word of the Day – Glossolalia

By May 26, 2015Word of the Day

Glossolalia (noun)


The act of apparently speaking in a different language, or ‘speaking in tongues’, often used in religious worship.

Shan read this in her Clive Barker book today, I thought it was an excellent candidate for Word of the Day.

Example sentences

“He was famous for his instances of Pentacostal glossolalia.”

“Parseltongue could be considered a form of Glossolalia.”

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