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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Verboseness resulting from excessively saying the same thing over and over..

Usage examples (14)
  • But the repetitiousness got on my nerves; cynicism set in.
  • But listening to the speakers as they followed each other to the microphone, I was struck by a repetitiousness which after a while seemed almost burlesque.
  • Still it's hard to argue with a bestseller: Clearly, for many, the action set pieces and re-search nuggets are sufficiently entertaining to justify the extraneous detail and...
  • Some interesting plot touches, social insights, and deductive strokes lead up to a good surprise solution, but the excessive repetitiousness and laggardly pace put this... for more
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