Stam"mer*ing, a.

Apt to stammer; hesitating in speech; stuttering.

-- Stam"mer*ing*ly, adv.


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Stam"mer*ing, n. Physiol.

A disturbance in the formation of sounds. It is due essentially to long-continued spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm, by which expiration is preented, and hence it may be considered as a spasmodic inspiration.


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