tautological

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adjective tau·to·log·i·cal \ˌtȯ-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\

Definition of tautological

  1. 1 :  involving or containing rhetorical tautology :  redundant

  2. 2 :  true by virtue of its logical form alone

tautologically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1620

First Known Use of tautological

1620



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