Recurrent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkɜːrənt|  American pronunciation of the word recurrent
Brit.  |rɪˈkʌr(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word recurrent


- recurring again and again (syn: perennial, repeated)


The loss of innocence is a recurrent theme in his stories.

...had recurrent problems with the computer for months and finally junked it...

Political revolution is a recurrent theme in Riley's books.

...had recurrent nightmares about being naked in public...

...the motif of mute figures standing in lonely isolation is a recurrent one in the artist's works... the months of recurrent combat dragged on, the daily existence of the soldiers became increasingly brutish...

...a recurrent dream in which he would fall helplessly into a dark and silent abysm...

...Tourette's syndrome is a neurological disorder marked by recurrent tics and vocalizations that are beyond the sufferer's volition or control....

Recurrent slips unmistakably indicate dilapidation of the heart.

The theme of creation is a recurrent motif in Celtic mythology.

Nature is a recurrent theme (=a theme that appears repeatedly) in Frost's poetry.

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