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pleonasm

ple·o·nasm

pleonasm

 
pronunciation:
pli nae zm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the use of more words than are needed to express an idea; redundancy.
definition 2: an example or instance of this.
definition 3: a redundant word, phrase, or expression.
"At this point in time" is a commonly used pleonasm.
derivations: pleonastic (adj.), pleonastically (adv.)