Associations to the word «Recital»

Wiktionary

RECITAL, noun. The act of reciting (the repetition of something that has been memorized); rehearsal
RECITAL, noun. The act of telling the order of events of something in detail the order of events; narration.
RECITAL, noun. That which is recited; a story, narration, account.
RECITAL, noun. A vocal, instrumental or visual performance by a soloist.
RECITAL, noun. (legal) A formal, preliminary statement in a deed or writing in order to explain the reasons on which the transaction is founded, prior to a positive allegation.

Dictionary definition

RECITAL, noun. The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant".
RECITAL, noun. Performance of music or dance especially by soloists.
RECITAL, noun. A public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems".
RECITAL, noun. A detailed statement giving facts and figures; "his wife gave a recital of his infidelities".
RECITAL, noun. A detailed account or description of something; "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn