from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Marked by iteration; repeating.

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  • adj. Marked by repetition or iteration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Repeating; iterating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Repeating.


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  • Judith helped Cliantha and Pendrilla prepare a bit of supper for herself, aided in the clearing away and dish-washing, and after they had sat for a while with Granny Lusk and the old man in the porch, listening to the whippoorwills calling to each other, and all the iterant insect voices of a July night, went to their own room.

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • Rose from their timorous sleep with piercing and iterant challenge,

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • One iterant sound alone, as it drew closer, stirred the silence of that evening: it was the voice of one crying in the wilderness.

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  • [Greek: Battologein] autem illis dicitur qui voces easdem frequenter iterant sine causa, vel loquacitatis, vel naturae, vel consuetudinis vitio.

    Life of Johnson

  • Junip, José González 'iterant full-band project, will release the new EP

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  • Bigotry and intolerance are not it seems the prerogative of iterant fundamentalists but now part and parcel of a new policy that aims to sanitise and censor not just culture but theocritise new legislation as well.

  • My great aunt, an American Jew and iterant traveler, visited Jerusalem and the Wailing Wall in the mid 1960's, when it was under Jordanian control.

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  • While iterant professionals remain an important group of mobile workers, they are hardly the only one.

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  • He tormented himself with the ever iterant query, and, to the astonishment of the reformed Kohala poker crowd of wise and middle-aged youngsters as well as to the reward of the keen scrutiny of the dinner-giving and dinner-attending women, he began to drink King William instead of orange juice, to bully up the poker limit, to drive of nights his own car more than rather recklessly over the Pali and Diamond Head roads, and, ere dinner or lunch or after, to take more than an average man's due of old-fashioned cocktails and Scotch highs.


  • FORTVNAM insanam esse et caecam et brutam perhibent philosophi, saxoque instare in globoso praedicant uolubili: id quo saxum impulerit fors, eo cadere Fortunam autumant. insanam autem esse aiunt, quia atrox incerta instabilis siet: caecam ob eam rem esse iterant, quia nil cernat quo sese adplicet: 5 brutam, quia dignum atque indignum nequeat internoscere. sunt autem alii philosophi, qui contra Fortuna negant ullam miseriam esse, temeritatem esse omnia autumant. id magis ueri simile esse usus reapse experiundo edocet: uelut Orestes modo fuit rex, factust mendicus modo.



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