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an infant's repetition of sounds uttered by others

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(psychiatry) mechanical and meaningless repetition of the words of another person (as in schizophrenia)

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Furthermore, it would not be exclusively intended to highlight the descriptive characteristics of these languages or linguistic and communicative behaviors such as echolalia, repetitions, delays, nonsense, paraphasias, pauses or silences.
What I'm trying to intimate is that when Nietzschean perspectivism is embraced, when the writer recognizes the in-adequacy of language and understanding to the world, artifact of the hermeneutic circle or what Kermode called in a different setting, the "genesis of secrecy," he approaches a new kind of transcendence: where the (un-honed) expressive echolalia, however noisome and unmanning, becomes sublimated into the life--something Miller hints at towards the end of his ecstatic experiences and ecstatic renderings of his (deontic) day of rest in Greece.
Various researchers, including Luria (1980), have noted perseveration, stimulus bound behavior, echopraxia, and echolalia.
common communication issues, such as echolalia and lack of eye contact
According to DSM-5 criteria, the clinical presentation is dominated by the presence of at least three of the following symptoms: stupor, catalepsy, waxy flexibility, mutism, negativism, posturing, mannerism, stereotypy, agitation not influenced by external stimuli, grimacing, echolalia, and echopraxia (4, 6).
13) an intimate covenant between persons, who "stutter" a secret between one another (as Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning might be said to do); (14) a social distress that evidences the grossness of corporeal existence more generally; a joy in sheer, guttural sound; the desire to transcend or suspend narrative linearity through assumption of (or regression to) echolalia.
Some displayed echolalia, repeating other people's words rather than communicating with words of their own.
The effects of echolalia on acquisition and generalization of receptive labeling in autistic children.
What about autistic echolalia or Tourette Syndrome?
xii) Tourette reportedly became interested in the phenomena after learning about the 'jumping Frenchmen of Maine', a cohort of people with perceptible startle reactions and echolalia.
Such children may also use stereotypies or occasionally echolalia to make their speech seem fluent.
Thus echolalia, mimicking movie scripts, twirling objects, or flapping would count.
Five waiters burst through a wall "and serve up a cacophonous echolalia," as one publicity blurb puts it.