from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Language characterized by the often inaccurate use of jargon from psychiatry and psychotherapy: "Discussions ... sometimes ... consist of consciousness-raising psychobabble, with the students' feelings and experiences valued as much as anything the professor or texts have to offer” ( Karen Lehrman).
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- n. using language loaded with psychological terminology
Coined by Richard Dean Rosen (born 1949), American writer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From psycho- + babble. (Wiktionary)