repetitive

play
adjective re·pet·i·tive \ ri-ˈpe-tə-tiv \

Definition of repetitive

2 :containing repetition

repetitively

adverb

repetitiveness

noun

Examples of repetitive in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of repetitive

1756

repetitive Synonyms

Synonyms
duplicative, reiterative, repetitious
Related Words
redundant

REPETITIVE Defined for English Language Learners

repetitive

play
adjective

Definition of repetitive for English Language Learners

  • : happening again and again : repeated many times

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



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