babel has definitions from the fields of Old Testament,Babylonian,architecture,Bible
[ noun ] a confusion of voices and other sounds

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(Harold Searles, "Schizophrenic Communication,"...)

But it is true that the therapist can sense , when he hears this stereotype , that there are at this moment many emotional determinants at_work in it , a blurred babel of indistinct voices which have yet to become clearly delineated from one another .

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 26852
[ noun ] (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another



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