glossolalic etymology

English word glossolalic comes from English -ic, English glossolalia

Detailed word origin of glossolalic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
glossolalia English (eng) .. Speaking a language one does not know, or speaking elaborate but apparently meaningless speech, while in a trance-like state (or, supposedly, under the influence of a deity or spirits); speaking in tongues. [from late 19th c.].
glossolalic English (eng) Relating to, or exhibiting, glossolalia.

Words with the same origin as glossolalic

Descendants of -ic
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