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pleonas·tic

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  1. pleonasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    redundant

  2. pleonasticadjective

    Of, or relating to pleonasm.

    Synonyms:
    redundant

  3. pleonasticadjective

    Using an excessive number of words; especially using different words having the same meaning.

    Synonyms:
    redundant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pleonastic

    Synonyms:
    redundant, superfluous, surplus, inconcise

    Antonyms:
    requisite, necessary, essential, terse, concise, succinct

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pleonastic, redundant, tautologic, tautologicaladjective

    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.B.Conant

    Synonyms:
    excess, tautologic, superfluous, supernumerary, supererogatory, tautological, surplus, spare, extra, redundant

    Antonyms:
    concise

Editors Contribution

  1. sesquipedalian

    adjective form of pleonasm, defined as “the use of more words than are necessary to convey meaning”

    though knowledgeable, professor danford lectures in a pleonastic manner.

    Submitted by dawar_k on February 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pleonasticadjective

    Synonyms:
    redundant, tautological, diffuse

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