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Meaning of TAUTOLOGICAL

Pronunciation:  `tot'lâjikul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant
 

TAUTOLOGICAL is a 12 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: pleonastic, prolix, redundant, tautologic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tau`to*log"ic*al\, a. [Cf. F. tautologique.]
Involving tautology; having the same signification; as,
tautological expression. -- {Tau`to*log"ic*al*ly}, adv.

{Tautological echo}, an echo that repeats the same sound or
   syllable many times.

 

 

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