One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The mechanical repetition of previously received ideas or images, without true reasoning or feeling; repetition of words or phrases parrot-fashion; an instance of this.
Mid 19th century. From classical Latin psittacus or its etymon Hellenistic Greek ψιττακός parrot + -ism, after French psittacisme.
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