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It was there that Hollerith got the idea to mechanize the repetitive tabulations involved in census work.

That’s because the immutability of rituals — their fixed and often repetitive nature — is core to their definition, Schroeder and others say.

Patients either speak less or say less when they speak, using vague, repetitive, stereotypical phrases.

Scientists have been slowly filling in the gaps, but certain portions that feature repetitive sequences going on for millions of base pairs have long been seen as intractable.

When applied to these highly repetitive sections it becomes almost impossible to distinguish the pieces, so putting them back together in the right order is extremely difficult.

Even extreme beauty — and even the best of bodies and most involving pictures of them — can become repetitive.

What was once sexy and mildly transgressive—the perfect antidote to Twilight—devolved into a repetitive, unimaginative mess.

Migrant shipwrecks and refugee death stories become repetitive quickly.

There are videos and performances that often deal with representations of the human body through repetitive tasks.

But apparently there are scoops of great magnitude to be gleaned from these repetitive pictures.

We have filled the foreground in recent years with new automatic machines, new subdivisions of repetitive process.

It was no pretentious group of houses, nor was it a repetitive design out of some subdividing contractor's greedy mind.

We learn little or nothing from habit excepting repetitive imitation.

Others have the repetitive pattern of bushes, flowers, or the pear, on a field of rich colour.

The thing to do was to make the surface thoughts automatically repetitive.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to repetitive, such as: boring, constant, dull, monotonous, repeated, and ceaseless.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.