Synonyms and Antonyms of redundancy
the use of too many words to express an idea
- Even though the phrase "free gift" is a redundancy, many retailers still use it to assure customers that an item is really free.
circumlocution, diffuseness, garrulity, garrulousness, long-windedness, prolixity, verbiage, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordage, wordiness
circuitousness, circularity, digressiveness
reiteration, repetition, repetitiousness, repetitiveness
embellishment, embroidering, exaggeration, hyperbole, overstatement
the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed
- There's a redundancy of high-priced restaurants in the area.
bellyful, excess, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, plethora, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus