[ UK /ɹˌɛpətˈɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌɹɛpəˈtɪʃən/ ]
  1. an event that repeats
    the events today were a repeat of yesterday's
  2. the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
  3. the act of doing or performing again
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How To Use repetition In A Sentence

  • The same mythologem is also active in Dylan's opus, where - with the inclusion of the deepest part of the psyche - came to the repetition and extension of the transformation process, explicitly expressed in Dylan's song "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again" from 1966: Expecting Rain
  • This is his second puzzling triple morphemic repetition in recent days, following up on the biggest self of self is self ". Language Log
  • God's omniscience means he knows all our needs and God's omnipresence means we can pray to him wherever we are, but if we fall into bland repetition of these truths, they will grow tiresome.
  • After many repetitions, the moment comes when the telling of the trauma story no longer arouses quite such intense feeling. Trauma and Recovery
  • I would recommend doing between eight and 12 repetitions on a fairly stiff hill about 800 metres long.
  • The constant repetition of violence has blunted the human response to it.
  • Schiff's forms depend (like Marianne Moore's) on interlocking enjambments, on syllabics, and on baroque grammar, or else (unlike Moore's) on dense repetitions derived from Provençal forms.
  • Dogmatic constraints, tactical stereotypes, schematism in place of originality, and the boring repetition of truisms are contributing factors in creative infecundity.
  • What many patients experience is an awakening of emotions which they have never had, rather than a repetition of phantasies from the past.
  • There also are significant differences in the requirements for testing ranges and repetition rate, and pass-fail criteria are much tighter under the new standard.
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