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Definition of "repetitive" []

  • Given to or characterized by repetition. (adjective)
  • Characterized by or given to unnecessary repetition; boring (adjective)

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Use "repetitive" in a sentence
  • "The game has an EA media centre, which allows you to customize your music experience (for which I find the included tracks in this title repetitive and uninspiring), watch videos you unlock, or another FAQ about how to use the media centre."
  • "Worse still, the sense of sameness that pervades the look of the film – pasty-faced agents and snarling gangsters, dozens of murky rooms and grimy exteriors, too many of the same characters in repetitive dialogue – keeps it from building momentum or establishing a rhythm that would help the audience immerse themselves in the narrative or the time and place."
  • "There are numerous blunders of racial or gender sensitivity, of which the most boringly repetitive is a bizarre fixation with Hermann Göring."