word salad


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word′ sal`ad


n.
incoherent speech consisting of both real and imaginary words, lacking comprehensive meaning, and occurring in schizophrenic states or other pathological conditions.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.word salad - jumble of incoherent speech as sometimes heard in schizophrenia
unintelligibility, incoherence, incoherency - nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
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