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Word of the Day 08/27/17 Mussitation

Mussitation (noun)
mussitation [muhs-i-tey-shuh n]


noun
1. silent movement of the lips in simulation of the movements made in audible speech.
2. muttering; mumbling; murmuring.


Origin: First recorded in 1640-50, mussitation is from the Late Latin word mussitātiōn- (stem of mussitātiō). See mussitate, -ion

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