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stammering Explained

stammering at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "stammering":
balbutient, balbuties, bashful, bashfulness, battology, confused,
confusion, conscious, coy, coyness, demure, demureness, demurity,
dysphemia, embarrassment, expletive, faltering, filling, halting,
hesitating, hesitation, inarticulate, macrology, mousiness, mousy,
padding, palilalia, pleonasm, redundancy, self-conscious,
self-consciousness, shamefaced, shamefacedness, shamefast,
shamefastness, shy, shyness, skittish, skittishness, stagefright,
stammer, stumbling, stutter, stuttering, tautologism, tautology,
timid, timidity, timidness, timorous, timorousness, traulism

stammering at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Stammering): inarticulateness, stammering, stuttering, mumbling, hesitation, speech impediment, lisp, drawl, twang, falsetto.

[ADJ] (Stammering): stammering, stuttering, inarticulate, guttural, nasal, tremulous, affected.

[N] (Stammering): inarticulateness, stammering, stuttering, mumbling, hesitation, speech impediment, lisp, drawl, twang, falsetto tremulous, affected.

Stammering at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Stammering \Stam"mer*ing\, a.
Apt to stammer; hesitating in speech; stuttering. --
{Stam"mer*ing*ly}, adv.

Stammering \Stam"mer*ing\, n. (Physiol.)
A disturbance in the formation of sounds. It is due
essentially to long-continued spasmodic contraction of the
diaphragm, by which expiration is preented, and hence it may
be considered as a spasmodic inspiration.

Stammer \Stam"mer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stammered}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Stammering}.] [OE. stameren, fr. AS. stamur, stamer,
stammering; akin to D. & LG. stameren to stammer, G.
stammeln, OHG. stammal?n, stamm?n, Dan. stamme, Sw. stamma,
Icel. stama, stamma, OHG. & Dan. stam stammering, Icel.
stamr, Goth. stamms, and to G. stemmen to bear against, stumm
dumb, D. stom. Cf. {Stem} to resist, {Stumble}.]
To make involuntary stops in uttering syllables or words; to
hesitate or falter in speaking; to speak with stops and
diffivulty; to stutter.

I would thou couldst stammer, that thou mightest pour
this conclead man out of thy mouth, as wine comes out
of a narrow-mouthed bottle, either too much at once, or
none at all. --Shak.

stammering at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

stammering
adj : unable to speak freely and easily [syn: {stammering(a)}, {stuttering(a)}]

stammering at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » -
  • the act of stammering

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » act of stammering
    • Albanian: Inter: t+ » sq|belbëzim|n
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|koktání|n


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|gestotter|n, Inter: t- » nl|gestamel|n
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|tartamudeo|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    stammering
  • Inter: present participle of » stammer

  • Translation: de » stammering
    Translation: fr » stammering
    Translation: io » stammering
    Translation: fi » stammering
    Translation: ta » stammering
    Translation: vi » stammering
    Translation: zh » stammering