1. recitation

noun. ['ˌrɛsəˈteɪʃən'] written matter that is recited from memory.

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Example sentences of the word recitation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The recitation of the Rosary can also happen outside of the vigil service.

Quotes containing the word recitation


1. We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation -rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays Including Essays, First & Second Series, English Traits, Nature & Considerations by the Way

2. recitation

noun. ['ˌrɛsəˈteɪʃən'] systematic training by multiple repetitions.

Synonyms

  • practice session
  • shadowboxing
  • preparation
  • dry run
  • fire drill
  • manual of arms
  • rehearsal
  • scrimmage
  • practice
  • grooming
  • exercise
  • training
  • target practice
  • drill
  • brushup
  • military drill
  • review

Antonyms

  • white-collar
  • inactivity
  • ready
  • resolution

3. recitation

noun. ['ˌrɛsəˈteɪʃən'] a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study.

Synonyms

  • session
  • course session
  • class period
  • class
  • course
  • course of study

Antonyms

  • forget
  • inelegance
  • ebb
  • unnaturally

4. recitation

noun. ['ˌrɛsəˈteɪʃən'] a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance.

Synonyms

  • speechmaking
  • reading
  • declamation
  • oral presentation
  • public speaking
  • recital

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
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