Origin of perseveration
Examples from the Web for perseveration
Historical Examples of perseveration
It is therefore really to be designated as perseveration, but not necessarily as the perseveration of spoken words.
In the foreground stands a strong tendency to perseveration.
These are plainly reactions of the path of least resistance or, in these instances, of perseveration.
Stereotypy and perseveration are other evidences of this narrowness of thought content.
This again makes it a case of perseveration of the sort stressed by Meringer, but of a longer duration.
early 15c., "duration, quality of persisting; will to persevere," from Old French perseveracion "persistence, stubbornness" (13c.) and directly, from Latin perseverationem (nominative perseveratio), noun of action from past participle stem of perseverare (see persevere). Psychological sense (1915) is from German.