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adjective as in repetitious

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A tautological sentence, perhaps, but one that nevertheless needs to be repeated and understood.

The tautological blame always comes back to the claim that frivolous or even fraudulent lawsuits are commonplace.

There is the tautological talker, or the human self-repeater.

It is called vulgar in English; and indeed the addition of here or there is generally tautological.

But the painter sometimes signed his name Franciscus Francia, a form which on Morelli's hypothesis would be tautological.

Therefore they give to the world the wholly vacuous, or merely tautological theory of causation—viz.

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


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tautological, such as: pleonastic, redundant, reiterating, and reiterative.

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