Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A neurosis observed in Siberia, characterized by extreme excitability and sometimes exhibitions of terror, with imitation of word and deed and often obscene speech.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A nervous disease in which the patient involuntarily imitates the words or action of another.

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  • A disease in which the sufferer mimics everything said or done by another, of Siberian origin.

    July 7, 2008

  • See miryachit.

    March 23, 2016