[ ri-pet-i-tiv ]
/ rɪˈpɛt ɪ tɪv /
pertaining to or characterized by repetition.
Stop Wasting Breath By Saying These Repetitive PhrasesWe may complain about our parents asking us the same questions over and over, but let's face it: We are all guilty of repetition.
re·pet·i·tive·ly, adverbre·pet·i·tive·ness, nounnon·re·pet·i·tive, adjectivenon·re·pet·i·tive·ly, adverb
un·re·pet·i·tive, adjectiveun·re·pet·i·tive·ly, adverb
Can be confusedrepetitious repetitive
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British Dictionary definitions for repetitiveness
/ (rɪˈpɛtɪtɪv) /
characterized by or given to unnecessary repetition; boringdull, repetitive work
Derived Formsrepetitively, adverbrepetitiveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for repetitiveness
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