cacoethes :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


  • n  an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action

  • On himself: "I suffer from cacoethes loquendi, a mania or itch for talking, and from vanity .
  • Most of us suffer in some degree From cacoethes loquendi, Yet some who deplore it at length seem to be Afflicted with ditto scribendi.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.