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A particular came to my mind after a work related meeting, and it has been consistently occurring to me since then. I want to say "This thought has been -----------ing since last 2 days"

I thought about using the word: "Pestering", but its meaning "trouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions." seems to have a negative connotation.

A negative connotation is not what I am experiencing. It was repeatedly occurring in a positive sense really. How do I express this?

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  • Does "particular" mean a feeling, a word, a thought, a phrase? – Cascabel Aug 13 at 15:05
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    Perhaps haunt, linger, loiter, etc.? – mahmud koya Aug 13 at 15:18
  • I am sorry, but I have to VTC as "unclear what you are asking". Is this a "thought", or a "feeling"? They really are different things. Possibly it is a feeling caused by the recurring thought? – Cascabel Aug 13 at 15:46
  • echoing is a possibility – Xanne Aug 14 at 4:33
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The word recurring can be used both for positive and negative things:

This thought has been recurring to me for the past 2 days.

Lexico provides a positive/neutral and a negative usage:

1 Occurring again periodically or repeatedly.
‘gratitude is a recurring theme in the book’

1.1 (of a thought, image, or memory) repeatedly coming back to a person's mind.
‘they are haunted by a recurring image of their daughter on the night she died’

but I'm pretty sure thoughts can be positively recurring as well.

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Persisting.

‘This thought has been persisting for the last two days’ (note - you cannot say ‘since last 2 days’, that’s not correct).

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/persistence

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