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PERSEVERATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does perseverate mean? 

PERSEVERATE (verb)
  The verb PERSEVERATE has 1 sense:

1. psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus

  Familiarity information: PERSEVERATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERSEVERATE (verb)


Sense 1perseverate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Psychology: repeat a response after the cessation of the original stimulus

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

The subjects in this study perseverated

Hypernyms (to "perseverate" is one way to...):

ingeminate; iterate; reiterate; repeat; restate; retell (to say, state, or perform again)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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