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

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25 Things You Had No Idea There Were Words For - BuzzFeed Mobile... I don't know if this is true but, it's funny to think about.

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"Semantic Satiation" or “When you say a word so much it starts to sound f*cking weird.” | Mental Floss

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semantic satiation

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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...

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