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  • as incircumlocutionary
  • as inverbose

synonyms for tautologous

  • pleonastic
  • roundabout
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How to use tautologous in a sentence

To say that, if it increases, his wages increase is to be simply tautologous.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
The phrase pre-established harmony is, strictly speaking, tautologous.
LEIBNIZ'S NEW ESSAYS CONCERNING THE HUMAN UNDERSTANDINGJOHN DEWEY
Or if the first expression be preferred, the second may be omitted, as perfectly tautologous.
MEMOIR, CORRESPONDENCE, AND MISCELLANIES, FROM THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSONTHOMAS JEFFERSON
I am (to adopt a phrase which is to me tautologous) an orthodox Jew.'
THE GRANDCHILDREN OF THE GHETTOISRAEL ZANGWILL
And the tautologous, useless nature of the hypothesis in the second forces the theory back to the first view.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TAUTOLOGOUS

  • pleonastic
  • roundabout
  • tautologous
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