repetitious

adjective rep·e·ti·tious \ ˌre-pə-ˈti-shəs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of repetitious

:characterized or marked by repetition; especially :tediously repeating

repetitiously

adverb

repetitiousness

noun

Examples of repetitious in a Sentence

  1. He was bored by the repetitious work.

  2. Her writing can be repetitious.

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First Known Use of repetitious

1673

repetitious Synonyms

Synonyms
duplicative, reiterative, repetitive
Related Words
redundant

REPETITIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

repetitious

adjective

Definition of repetitious for English Language Learners

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



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