Thesaurus / tautological
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That's tautological, of course, for prejudice is always ill-informed, isn't it?

Recollections of a Varied LifeGeorge Cary Eggleston

A nominalist to the core, he held that definition and predication are either false or tautological.

The only point on which remark open to criticism is that it is tautological.

Therefore, if both budge and fur be taken literally the line is tautological.

Milton's ComusJohn Milton

Literally, the phrase "Think for yourself" is tautological; any thinking is thinking for one's self.

How We ThinkJohn Dewey

But at once we perceive that this is a tautological expression, for what I please to do is simply what I choose.

Parallel PathsThomas William Rolleston

Cornelia, smiling on Mr. Barrett, asked him why he had confused the poor people with the long word "tautological."

Tautological definitions cause more to be supposed than is true—the too terse explanation leaves some necessary thing unmentioned.

A Logic Of FactsGeorge Jacob Holyoake

It was a breathless and tautological remark, but it relieved her feelings.

The Wishing-Ring ManMargaret Widdemer

The exuberant expression is not tautological, but emotional.

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