history repeats itself

Definition of history repeats itself

  1. :  the same thing happens again

Word by Word Definitions

historyplay
  1. :  tale, story

    :  a chronological record of significant events (such as those affecting a nation or institution) often including an explanation of their causes

    :  a treatise presenting systematically related natural phenomena (as of geography, animals, or plants)

repeatplay repeats
  1. :  to say or state again

    :  to say over from memory :  recite

    :  to say after another

  1. :  something repeated :  repetition

    :  a musical passage to be repeated in performance

    :  a sign placed before and after such a passage

  1. :  of, relating to, or being one that repeats an offense, achievement, or action

itselfplay
  1. :  that identical one — compare it 1

    :  its normal, healthy, or sane condition


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