repetitiousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n repetitiousness verboseness resulting from excessive repetitions
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n repetitiousness The character of being repetitious.
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Quotations

  • Alfred North Whitehead
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    “Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.”

Usage

In literature:

Several other books, mostly repetitious.
"Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest" by J. Frank Dobie
Out of his various and repetitious writings might be compiled quite a hand-book of maxims and wise saws.
"Captain John Smith" by Charles Dudley Warner
He is, on the contrary, diffuse and repetitious.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
He had too much reverence for the place and object of the assembly, to indulge in crude and repetitious utterances.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2" by Various
Sometimes we do not mind being repetitious.
"The Amateur Garden" by George W. Cable
If the composer wrote more, it was fragmentary and repetitious.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864" by Various
They were not utterly barren sittings, but the phenomena were repetitious or slight and fugitive.
"The Shadow World" by Hamlin Garland
It's one of those things that everybody knows, and descriptions merely become repetitious and monotonous.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Somewhere a record shop fed repetitious music to the night air.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
But why is it so long, so repetitious, and so tedious?
"Separation and Service" by James Hudson Taylor
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In news:

I must begin by saying that I found this book maddeningly repetitious, and its style far too fancy for my liking.
Press A Eurasian collared -dove can be distinguished from an ordinary mourning dove by its chunky body, long squared-off white-tipped tail, slender black " collar " and repetitious three-syllable "koo-KOO-kook.
More hours of electronic repetitious.
In this life today, we live in a repetitious world.
Repetitious living is how we create habits that are sometimes too powerful to stop.
'Thirst' starts with much promise, then devolves into repetitious violence.
T his topic may seem repetitious (I've written about it several times).
While Thomas's fulminations are heartfelt, they border on the repetitious.
On the bad days, there is no job as regimented, as rote or as repetitious as a salesperson's.
Many passages in the Torah appear at first glance to be repetitious.
' Thirst ' starts with much promise, then devolves into repetitious violence.
These manufacturing jobs were repetitious and sometimes hazardous.
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In science:

Iterating the D-ultrapower order A, where each ultrafilter appears repetitiously as Da , a ∈ A.
A definable nonstandard model of the reals
In the next step we want to remove all repetitious pairs in the j k -subwords.
Presentations of subgroups of the braid group generated by powers of band generators
The regions are the result of collapsing neighboring probes of which the discretized values are highly repetitious and redundant within (almost) all profiles (Van de Wiel and Van Wieringen, 2007), while the clusters contain contiguous similarly behaving regions.
Spatial clustering of array CGH features in combination with hierarchical multiple testing
Collapsing repetitious probes is useful, since it reduces unnecessary dimension of data and enhances computational convenience.
Spatial clustering of array CGH features in combination with hierarchical multiple testing
Conventional clustering methods using correlational association among probes seem not appropriate in this stage, because these may yield mingled clusters: repetitiously copied probes mixed with similarly behaving probes.
Spatial clustering of array CGH features in combination with hierarchical multiple testing
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