pleonastic

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Using an excessive number of words; especially using different words having the same meaning
Of, or relating to pleonasm
{a} redundant in expression
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Using an excess number of words; especially using different words having the same meaning
repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J
{s} verbose, redundant, using too many words to express an idea
Of or pertaining to pleonasm; of the nature of pleonasm; redundant
pleonastic

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    [ 'plE-&-"na-z&m ] (noun.) 1610. Late Latin pleonasmus, from Greek pleonasmos, from pleonazein to be excessive, from pleiOn, pleOn more; more at PLUS.

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