Definitions for "Hypernasality"
Keywords:  nasal, speech, resonance, nose, escape
Excessive nasal resonance during speech due to an excess of air flow into the nasal chamber
a speech problem in which a person's voice sounds too nasal. It is often caused by an opening in (or behind) the palate that lets sound move through the nose.
Speech that sounds overly "nasal," as if the person is "talking through his/her nose."