pleonasm - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] linguistics 

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/ˈpliːəˌnæz(ə)m/
singularpleonasm
pluralpleonasms
  1. the use of more words than are necessary to say something

derived word

pleonastic

 

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/ˌpliːəˈnæstɪk/
adjective