from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by or of the nature of tautology: as, tautological expressions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Involving tautology; having the same signification.
  • adjective an echo that repeats the same sound or syllable many times.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of, relating to, or using tautology
  • adjective using repetition or excessive wordiness; pleonastic or circumlocutionary

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective repetition of same sense in different words


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