Recursion in a Sentence 

Definition of Recursion  

the repeated and sequential use of a linguistic element

Examples of Recursion in a sentence

If you have just mentioned that your relative is your great-great-grandmother, you have made use of linguistic recursion.  
A simple example of recursion is when you stack multiple adjectives to describe something, such as saying ‘the fierce, deadly, wild tiger.  
As an example of recursion, the English teacher brought up some specific and rarely used words, such as anti-anti-war and re-re-write.  

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