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Given to or characterized by repetition.

re·pet′i·tive·ly adv.
re·pet′i·tive·ness n.
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Noun1.repetitiveness - verboseness resulting from excessive repetitions
verboseness, verbosity - an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
redundancy - repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
tautology - useless repetition; "to say that something is `adequate enough' is a tautology"
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(rəˈpiːt) verb
1. to say or do again. Would you repeat those instructions, please?
2. to say (something one has heard) to someone else, sometimes when one ought not to. Please do not repeat what I've just told you.
3. to say (something) one has learned by heart. to repeat a poem.
something which is repeated. I'm tired of seeing all these repeats on television; (also adjective) a repeat performance.
reˈpeated adjective
said, done etc many times. In spite of repeated warnings, he went on smoking.
reˈpeatedly adverb
many times. I've asked him for it repeatedly.
repetition (repəˈtiʃən) noun
(an) act of repeating.
repetitive (rəˈpetətiv) adjective
doing, saying, the same thing too often. His speeches are very repetitive; My job is a bit repetitive.
reˈpetitively adverb
reˈpetitiveness noun
repeat oneself
to repeat what one has already said. Listen carefully because I don't want to have to repeat myself.

to repeat (not repeat again) the lessons.
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Shoemaker's pencil illustrations with heavy shading convey the bleakness of the time period, but the lack of white space or variety in the shading creates a sense of repetitiveness. Characters are difficult to distinguish from one another, and more clarity and detail in facial expressions would deepen the emotional impact on the reader.
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