May
30
2013

redundant

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

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adjective
definition 1: unnecessarily repetitive.
example:  To say that someone is “extremely ecstatic” seems redundant in that “ecstatic” already includes the idea of extremeness.

definition 2:  excessive or superfluous.
example:  The report was cluttered with redundant detail.

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