per·sev·er·a·tion noun \pər-ˌse-və-ˈrā-shən\
Origin of PERSEVERATION
Latin perseveration-, perseveratio,
First Known Use: 1910
per·sev·er·a·tion noun \pər-ˌsev-ə-ˈrā-shən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: continual involuntary repetition of a mental act usually exhibited by speech or by some other form of overt behavior
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