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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it;

2. the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior;
- Example: "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"
[syn: perseverance, persistence, perseveration]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

perseveration n 1: the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it 2: the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate" [syn: perseverance, persistence, perseveration]