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Tautological vs. Tautologous — What's the Difference?

Tautological vs. Tautologous — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Tautological and Tautologous

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Tautological

Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy.
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Tautologous

Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy.
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Tautological

An instance of such repetition.
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Tautologous

An instance of such repetition.
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Tautological

(Logic) A statement composed of simpler statements in such a way that it is logically true whether the simpler statements are factually true or false; for example, the statement Either it will rain tomorrow or it will not rain tomorrow.
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Tautologous

(Logic) A statement composed of simpler statements in such a way that it is logically true whether the simpler statements are factually true or false; for example, the statement Either it will rain tomorrow or it will not rain tomorrow.
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Tautological

Of, relating to, or using tautology.
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Tautologous

Pertaining to a tautology; tautological.
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Tautological

Using repetition or excessive wordiness; pleonastic or circumlocutionary.
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Tautologous

Repeating the same thing in different words; tautological.
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Tautological

Involving tautology; having the same signification; as, tautological expression.
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Tautological

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
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