Semantic Satiation: what happens when you say a word for so long that it loses its meaning

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I fucking sang this in the tune of Rihanna wtf is wrong with

Semantic satiation (also semantic saturation) is a psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning for the listener, who then perceives the speech as...

Semantic satiation (also semantic saturation) is a psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning for the listener, who then perceives the speech as.

Semantic satiation: repeating a common word over and over until it doesn't sound like a word anymore.

i did that with “oil“ and in german it's “öl“ .it's just a primitive caveman sound ^^

Did this with "jelly" one time when I was 8 or so. And with other words countless times since then. Have done it with my own name.

Semantic satiation (also semantic saturation) is a psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning for the listener, who then perceives the speech as repeated meaningless sounds.

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Semantic Satiation: Repeating a Word Until Its Meaning Disappears

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When you stare at a word too much, have you noticed that it can lose all meaning? Turns out, there's a name for it: Semantic Satiation. Wikipedia definition: A psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning. Recently @jazzabellesdiary suffered this affliction with the word 'social'  which slightly hampered her day - while writing a strategy for a brand in the beauty sector, our @ladyofsocial was challenged by losing all meaning of the word…

When you stare at a word too much, have you noticed that it can lose all meaning? Turns out, there's a name for it: Semantic Satiation. Wikipedia definition: A psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning. Recently @jazzabellesdiary suffered this affliction with the word 'social' which slightly hampered her day - while writing a strategy for a brand in the beauty sector, our @ladyofsocial was challenged by losing all meaning of the word…

Semantic satiation. #firstworldproblems

Semantic Satiation: Why Do Repeated Words Turn Into Gibberish?

Semantic satiation is a phenomenon whereby the uninterrupted repetition of a word eventually leads to a sense that the word has lost its meaning.

Semantic Satiation: Repeating a Word Until Its Meaning Disappears

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Semantic Satiation: Repeating a Word Until Its Meaning Disappears

dysphemism -- use of a negative term when a neutral or positive term could have been use. (Like say a positive experience is 'sick').

dysphemism -- use of a negative term when a neutral or positive term could have been use. (Like say a positive experience is 'sick').

Semantic satiation...

Semantic satiation...

Semantic satiation (also semantic saturation) is a psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning for the listener, who then perceives the speech as repeated meaningless sounds.

Semantic satiation (also semantic saturation) is a psychological phenomenon in which repetition causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose meaning for the listener, who then perceives the speech as repeated meaningless sounds.

Post 32: Handy tip - how to not kill your reader!  We take a look at semantic satiation.  http://tjwithers.com/2014/10/09/semantic-satiation/

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Say a word over and over and see what happens | Prolonged repetition of a word can render it meaningless, a phenomenon known as semantic satiation.

Say a word over and over and see what happens

Prolonged repetition of a word can render it meaningless, a phenomenon known as semantic satiation.

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