Alex Jones WOTD

I decided to start this section to post words that Alex says on AJS that I need a dictionary for.

I’m not the smartest apple in the bunch, but after watching Idiocracy, (thanx Val), I don’t want to be the dumbest.

So Alex Word of the day is… [drumroll please]


per-SEV-uh-reyt , intransitive verb;
perseverate   Click to listen highlighted text! perseverate
–verb (used without object), -at·ed, -at·ing.
  1. To involuntarily repeat 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.
  2. To repeat something insistently or redundantly.
Perseverate is a back formation of perseveration from Middle French perseveration from Old French and classical Latin perseverti?n-, singular of persev?r?ti?.