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Meaning of flight of ideas

flight' of ide'as

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— Psychiatry. Psychiatry.
  1. a rapid flow of thought, manifested by accelerated speech with abrupt changes from topic to topic: a symptom of some mental illnesses, esp. manic disorder.
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