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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Why not try a different subject because myself and lots of other people, who have written in praising the royal family, are sick and tired of your repetitious verbiage and would be very pleased if you changed the subject.
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