- pertaining to or characterized by repetition.
Origin of repetitive
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Examples from the Web for repetitive
What was once sexy and mildly transgressive—the perfect antidote to Twilight—devolved into a repetitive, unimaginative mess.'True Blood' Ends With a Whimper: The Sexy HBO Vampire Series Is (Finally) Over
August 25, 2014
But apparently there are scoops of great magnitude to be gleaned from these repetitive pictures.Calm Down, Prince George Is Just a Baby
April 16, 2014
Even Roger Sterling is beginning to see a bit of darkness in the repetitive nature of hedonism.How to End ‘Mad Men’? Matthew Weiner Gives Final Season Sneak Peek
March 25, 2014
Scientists have shown that the impact of repetitive concussions is cumulative--one builds on the other.What's Really Killing Athletes With Concussions?
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
December 26, 2013
For good reason—his sentences are enormous and repetitive, and his subjects are rigorously examined from all angles.This Week’s Hot Reads: September 23, 2013
September 23, 2013
The pattern is repetitive, only some of the names are changed.Instinct
George Oliver Smith
But I soon found that there was a curious counter-reward attending even a process as repetitive as this.Great Possessions
The criticism most often made of Ovid's poems from exile is that they are repetitive and therefore monotonous.
Think about such categories as syncretism, understanding, repetitive patterns in practical terms.
Observations of repetitive patterns and awareness of possible deviations blended.
- characterized by or given to unnecessary repetition; boringdull, repetitive work
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Word Origin and History for repetitive
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