mumblement

mumblement

(ˈmʌmbəlmənt)
n
the act of mumblinga mumbled word or phrase
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of any earthly or heavenly thing; it is a wide-spread inarticulate slumberous mumblement." Carlyle liked that sixteenth-century word, mumblement, and used it at least three times.