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a. Uncontrollable repetition of a particular response, such as a word, phrase, or gesture, despite the absence or cessation of a stimulus, usually caused by brain injury or other organic disorder.
b. The tendency to continue or repeat an act or activity after the cessation of the original stimulus.
2. The act or an instance of persevering; perseverance.
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1. (Psychology) the tendency for an impression, idea, or feeling to dissipate only slowly and to recur during subsequent experiences
2. (Psychology) an inability to change one's method of working when transferred from one task to another
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perseveration- The recurrence of a tune or thought in the mind.
See also related terms for tune.
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|Noun||1.||perseveration - the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it|
|2.||perseveration - the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"|
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n. perseveración, tipo de trastorno mental que se manifiesta con repetición anormal de palabras y acciones.
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