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repetitious

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adjective rep·e·ti·tious \-ˈti-shəs\

Simple Definition of repetitious

  • : having parts, actions, etc., that are repeated many times in a way that is boring or unpleasant : having too much repetition

Full Definition of repetitious

  1. :  characterized or marked by repetition; especially :  tediously repeating

rep·e·ti·tious·ly adverb
rep·e·ti·tious·ness noun

Examples of repetitious

  1. He was bored by the repetitious work.

  2. Her writing can be repetitious.



1675

First Known Use of repetitious

1675



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