Origin of repetition
Related formsnon·rep·e·ti·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for repetition
Kendrick rapidly chants these last lines in repetition with Bilal and Anna Wise sing-shouting behind him, like a rallying cry.Kendrick Lamar Shuts Down ‘The Colbert Report’ with Untitled Track|Charlise Ferguson|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Nowhere to run ain't got nowhere to go," Springsteen sings before launching into the "Born in the U.S.A." chorus in repetition.Are Politicians Too Dumb to Understand the Lyrics to ‘Born in the USA’?|Parker Molloy|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The repetition of that became as tastelessly titillating as showing us a torn arm or a decomposing torso.
In contrast to past beliefs, repetition may reduce the fidelity of memory representations.
Over the long run, repetition can be a false temptress, making us think we've learning something when we really haven't.
Many good stories have rhythm, recurrence, repetition of the leit motiv.Picture-Work|Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) Hervey
No doubt it is a law of taste that force may be dissipated by repetition if carried beyond a certain point.Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist|Richard G. Moulton
By a repetition of vicious acts, evil habits have been formed within us, and have rivetted the fetters of sin.
I have disobeyed your behest; but you know not how I have been urged, and my pained soul cannot support the repetition.The Sylph, Volume I and II|Georgiana Cavendish
From the kitchen below, quavered the third repetition of Good King Wenceslas.Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern