the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"
the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it
1. The constant repetition of a meaningless word or phrase. 2. The duration of a mental impression, measured by the rapidity with which one impression follows another as determined by the revolving of a two-colored disc.
Tendency to marked repetition of letters, words, syllables, or ideas. [Lat.]