repetitious


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rep·e·ti·tious

 (rĕp′ĭ-tĭsh′əs)
adj.
Filled with repetition, especially needless or tedious repetition.

rep′e·ti′tious·ly adv.
rep′e·ti′tious·ness n.

repetitious

(ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃəs)
adj
characterized by unnecessary repetition
ˌrepeˈtitiously adv
ˌrepeˈtitiousness n

rep•e•ti•tious

(ˌrɛp ɪˈtɪʃ əs)

adj.
full of repetition; tending to repeat unnecessarily and tediously.
[1665–75]
rep`e•ti′tious•ly, adv.
rep`e•ti′tious•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.repetitious - characterized by repetition; "repetitive movement"

repetitious

adjective long-winded, wordy, verbose, prolix, redundant, tedious, windy, tautological, iterative, pleonastic The manifesto is repetitious and poorly drafted.

repetitious

adjective
Characterized by repetition:
Translations

repetitious

[ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃəs] adj [speech] → plein(e) de redites

repetitious

adjsich wiederholend

repetitious

[ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃəs] adj (frm) (speech) → pieno/a di ripetizioni
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