Writing over and over on the board is repetition.
An example of repetition is someone constantly saying they are sorry.
- the act of repeating; a doing or saying again, or again and again
- something repeated
- something made by repeating, as a copy or imitation
Origin of repetitionMiddle French repeticion from Classical Latin repetitio
- The act or process or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
- A recitation or recital, especially of prepared or memorized material.
Origin of repetitionMiddle English repeticioun from Old French repeticion from Latin repetītiō repetītiōn- from repetītus past participle of repetere to repeat ; see repeat .
From Latin repetitionem (accusative singular of repetitio).
(third-person singular simple present repetitions, present participle repetitioning, simple past and past participle repetitioned)
- To petition again.
re- +"Ž petition