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.
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repetitious

(ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃəs)
adj
characterized by unnecessary repetition
ˌrepeˈtitiously adv
ˌrepeˈtitiousness n
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.repetitious - characterized by repetition; "repetitive movement"
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repetitious

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

adjective
Characterized by repetition:
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Translations

repetitious

[ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃəs] adj [speech] → plein(e) de redites
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

repetitious

adjsich wiederholend
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

repetitious

[ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃəs] adj (frm) (speech) → pieno/a di ripetizioni
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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In their motion, prosecutors wanted the cases consolidated and handled by Lacorte to avoid "repetitious presentation of evidence."
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.
This seventh edition text differs from previous editions in that the chapters are no longer self-contained, thus trimming repetitious content.
Research studies led by Dr Lee Berk of Loma University have found that repetitious sessions of "mirthful laughter" have similar effects on the body as moderate exercise.; improving your mood, lowering blood pressure, reducing bad cholesterol and enhancing the immune system.
There are more carbohydrates in here than there needs to be (brown rice, potato, carrot), but they are all whole and not repetitious (like when you see brown rice and white rice in the same formula), so as long as they work for the dog we are feeding, we're fine with that.
Stokes ("You Got Served") is littered with energetic yet repetitious production numbers so frantically and confusingly edited that it's difficult to tell whether the participants actually can dance.
Iranian representative to the IAEA Ali Asghar Soltanieh called the report on Iran's nuclear enrichment "repetitious and politically-motivated."
Downpatrick Crown Court Judge David Smyth QC told Magill that he had in a "devious, premeditated and calculating way" tried to get round the court orders imposed on him in an effort to "reduce the likelihood of repetitious re-offending".
And so went my days--one day bleeding into another bloodred day into another bloodred-7,000-angstroms day bleeding life is repetitious, oh I know that's what I love about it.
When I ask parishioners why they no longer attend regularly, the answer I often get is "Same old, same old, boring, repetitious!"
Michelle Law, aged 48, from Franche, in Kidderminter, was banned from screaming, shouting or repetitious banging to the annoyance of neighbours.
This article presents a method used with success in my private practice where the emphasis is on repetitious direct suggestions and the use of a no pain, no gain philosophy.