The word logorrhea is often used pejoratively to describe prose that is hightly abstract and contains little concrete language. Since abstract writing is hard to visualize, it often seems as though it makes no sense and all the words are excessive. Writers in academic fields that concern themselves mostly with the abstract, like Philosophy and especially Postmodernism, often fail to include extensive concrete examples of their ideas, and so a brief skim of their works might lead one to believe that it is all nonsense.
The widespread expectation that scholarly works in these fields will look at first glance like nonsense is the source of humor that pokes fun at these fields by comparing actual nonsense with real academic writing. Several computer programs have been made that can generate essays and the like that resemble the styles of these fields but are actually nonsense. A physics professor even had such an essay published in a respected journal as a practical joke. See Sokal Affair.
Logorrhea can also be used as a form of euphemism, to disguise unpleasant facts and ideas.
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In his essay "Politics and the English Language" (1946), the English writer George Orwell wrote about logorrhoea in politics. He took the following verse from the book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible: