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perseveration | r |

As a noun perseveration

is (psychology) 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.

As a letter r is

the eighteenth letter of the.

As a symbol r is

roentgen (unit ).

perseveration

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (psychology) 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.
  • (psychology) The tendency to continue or repeat an act or activity after the cessation of the original stimulus.
  • The act or an instance of persevering; perseverance.
  • Argument by repetition; a mantra.
  • * 2006 Feb. 1, Mark Furlong, " Just keep walking: shame has become passe, a victim of a culture that views it as an impediment to achieving one's own ends. But at what cost to how we treat others. (The ‘Me’ Revolution)," Arena Magazine :
  • Being subjected to this mantra once more re-evokes the perseveration we routinely suffer in the moral ambiguity characterising our supposedly post-politics milieu.
  • * 2009 Sep. 23, Richard B. Hoppe, " Science, Non-Science, and Pseudoscience," pandasthumb.org :
  • Perseveration with demonstrably false arguments. This is illustrated for creationism by the ability to construct an Index to Creationist Claims which describes the plethora of such false arguments, rebutted over and over in the scientific literature but persisted in by creationists.

    r

    Translingual

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    Etymology 1

    Modification of capital letter R by not closing the bottom of the loop but continuing into the leg to save a pen stroke, later shortening the right leg into a simple arc.

    Letter

  • The eighteenth letter of the .
  • See also
    (Latn-script) * (select symbols) * (other scripts) Cyrillic * dog's letter

    Etymology 2

    Symbol

    (Alveolar trill) (head)
  • radius
  • alveolar trill
  • ).
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  • Synonyms

    *

    See also

    {{Letter , page=R , NATO=Romeo , Morse=·–· , Character=R , Braille=? }} Image:Latin R.png, Capital and lowercase versions of R , in normal and italic type Image:Fraktur letter R.png, Uppercase and lowercase R in Fraktur ----