perseverating

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pəˈsɛvəɹeɪtɪŋ/

Verb[edit]

perseverating

  1. Present participle of perseverate.

Adjective[edit]

perseverating (comparative more perseverating, superlative most perseverating)

  1. Exhibiting perseveration; persisting, continuing.
    • 2011, David Bellos, Is That a Fish in Your Ear?, Penguin 2012, p. 120:
      The uses in many Western languages of words meaning ‘word’ to refer to acts of speech are perseverating traces of primary orality.