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Adjectives (14)

tautologic, pleonastic, tautological, redundant
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
redundant, wordy
adj. use of more words than required to express an idea: "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
supererogatory, surplus, supernumerary, superfluous, spare, redundant, extra, excess
adj. more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"

Fuzzynyms (17)

free
adj. able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
tumid, turgid, orotund, large, declamatory, bombastic
adj. ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
talky, talkative, loquacious, garrulous, gabby, chatty
adj. full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
repetitious, repetitive
adj. characterized by repetition; "repetitive movement"
repetitious, repetitive
adj. characterized by repetition; "repetitive movement"

Synonyms (25)

diffuse
adj. lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
diffuse
adj. lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
long-winded, wordy, windy, verbose, tedious
adj. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
long-winded, wordy, windy, verbose, tedious
adj. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
verbal
adj. prolix; "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
verbal
adj. prolix; "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
tautologic, pleonastic, tautological, redundant
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
redundant, wordy
adj. use of more words than required to express an idea: "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
inessential
adj. not absolutely necessary
uncalled-for, needless, gratuitous
adj. unnecessary and unwarranted; "a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"
spare
adj. kept in reserve especially for emergency use; "a reserve supply of food"; "a spare tire"; "spare parts"

Antonyms (2)

concise
adj. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
concise
adj. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"

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