Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or characterized by tautology.

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

  • adjective Tautological.

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  • adjective tautological

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  • adjective repetition of same sense in different words

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Examples

  • You are essentially making claims to a type of evidence in your definition for faith which is tautologic.

    Repost of a Christian-Atheist Dialogue

  • You are essentially making claims to a type of evidence in your definition for faith which is tautologic.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • In the only Scriptural sense, as concerning the unregenerate, it is implied in the word will, and in this sense, therefore, it is superfluous and tautologic; and, in any other sense, it is the fruit and final end of Redemption, -- the glorious liberty of the

    The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • Setting aside the tautologic nature of that statement (parse it even casually, and you'll see), if all relevant facts were already known, it could suggest inefficiency in conducting the review, scrupulousness or compulsiveness in the analysis, lack of agreement among those involved, or any number of other things.

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