Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hesitation in speaking, in which there is a spasmodic and uncontrollable reiteration of the same syllable. See stammering.
- n. A speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases, and by involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the stutterer is unable to produce sounds.
- n. An instance of stuttering.
- v. present participle of stutter.
- adj. That stutters.
- adj. figuratively Hesitant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of one who stutters; -- restricted by some physiologists to defective speech due to inability to form the proper sounds, the breathing being normal, as distinguished from
- adj. Apt to stutter; hesitating; stammering.
“My heart pounded to the rhythm of the word stuttering through my mind.”
“And recently, researchers discovered what they identify as a stuttering gene, which would put to rest the idea that stuttering is a behavioral disorder.”
“Remember that stuttering is episodic and situational.”
“If you have any concerns about your child's speech, contact a speech-language pathologist who specializes in stuttering to discuss your fears.”
“If coverage for speech therapy for stuttering is denied, you should:”
“In cultures that do not demonstrate a high level of concern for early mastery of speech, stuttering is rare; for example, a number of Native American tribes have no word to describe stuttering in their language, and no stuttering among them.”
“An evaluation for stuttering is the start of a journey, and just like any other new journey, the most difficult part is often the beginning.”
“Private practices can involve the entire family, an important consideration in stuttering management.”
“Just as important as the verbal communication with your child when you acknowledge her stuttering, is the non-verbal cues that you send.”
“What happens in stuttering therapy with older children and teenagers?”
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