repetitive


re·pet·i·tive

adjective \ri-ˈpe-tə-tiv\

: happening again and again : repeated many times

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

Full Definition of REPETITIVE

2
:  containing repetition
re·pet·i·tive·ly adverb
re·pet·i·tive·ness noun

Examples of REPETITIVE

  1. an injury caused by repetitive wrist movements
  2. She left the job because the work was too repetitive.
  3. At the risk of being repetitive, I must remind you again to be careful.

First Known Use of REPETITIVE

1839

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