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repetitious

[ rep-i-tish-uhs ]
/ ˌrɛp ɪˈtɪʃ əs /
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adjective
full of repetition, especially unnecessary and tedious repetition: a repetitious account of their vacation trip.
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Origin of repetitious

1665–75; <Latin repetīt(us) (past participle of repetere to repeat) + -ious

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH repetitious

repetitious , repetitive
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British Dictionary definitions for repetitious

repetitious
/ (ˌrɛpɪˈtɪʃəs) /

adjective
characterized by unnecessary repetition

Derived forms of repetitious

repetitiously, adverbrepetitiousness, noun
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