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Definition of "pleonastic" []

  • Of, or relating to pleonasm. (adjective)
  • Using an excessive number of words; especially using different words having the same meaning. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pleonastic" in a sentence
  • "So-called pleonastic ˜ne™ in French might be thought to be an example of this."
  • "That it is no worse than pleonastic, that is, redundant, therefore only unnecessary, can be no satisfaction to the man who would find perfection, if he may, in the words of him who was nearer the Lord than any other."
  • "So it could be called pleonastic or tautological, but not an oxymoron."