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Definitions and Synonyms of perseveration | Another word for perseveration | What is perseveration?

Definition 1: the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior - [noun denoting act]

Samples where perseveration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

Synonyms for perseveration in the sense of this definition

(perseveration is a kind of ...) the act of continuing an activity without interruption

Definition 2: the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it - [noun denoting cognition]

(perseveration is a kind of ...) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

"he had an inclination to give up too easily" "a tendency to be too strict"

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