Pronounced: dal-MAT-ick, noun
Notes: My guess at the meaning was far off the mark
The word battology is “a tiring repetition of words, either spoken or written”
This word goes back to around 1600
Background / Comments
I’ve definitely met people whose conversation was battology — just a repetition of the same stories without end. I heard one man tell the same store three times within a few minutes. Our word comes from Greek battología, which is báttos (stammerer) combined with -logia.