redundant

Part of speech: noun

Redundance, redundancy.

Part of speech: adjective

Excessive; superfluous; verbose; tautological.

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Usage examples "redundant":

  1. So he knew he was among the elect, redundant, and truly precious. - "The Firing Line", Robert W. Chambers.
  2. The essential features of a definition are that the term defined shall be described in terms that are simpler than, or at least better known than, the thing itself; that this shall be done in such a way as to limit the term to the thing defined; and that the description shall not be redundant. - "The Teaching of Geometry", David Eugene Smith.
  3. The corn, I say, will not be bought unless money be relatively redundant; you answer me by supposing it already bought and the question to be only concerning the payment. - "Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823", David Ricardo.