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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Analytic; Of or pertaining to a useless repetition of the same idea or meaning; Needless redundancy.

Usage examples (34)
  • Here was the tautologous circuitry of the art market in miniature.
  • The suggestion was that even apparently tautologous sentences, like
  • Now logic, he held, is tautologous and without ontological commitment.
  • Bravo to Nathan Rice for trying to avoid circular and tautologous arguments for more
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