Definition of Pleonasm. Meaning of Pleonasm. Synonyms of Pleonasm

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Definition of Pleonasm

Pleonasm
Pleonasm Ple"o*nasm,, n. [L. pleonasmus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to be more than enough, to abound, fr.?, neut. of ?, more, compar. of ? much. See Full, a., and cf. Poly-, Plus.] (Rhet.) Redundancy of language in speaking or writing; the use of more words than are necessary to express the idea; as, I saw it with my own eyes.

Meaning of Pleonasm from wikipedia

- Pleonasm (/ˈpliːənæzəm/; from Ancient Gr**** πλεονασμός, pleonasmós, from πλέον, pleon, meaning 'more; too much') is the use of more words or parts of words...
- the same thing twice". Tautology and pleonasm are not consistently differentiated in the literature. Like pleonasm, it is often considered a fault of style...
- phrase "RSVP please",[citation needed] which is a case of RAS syndrome or a pleonasm. "Rsvp : Définition simple et facile du dictionnaire". www.linternaute...
- means "i i love you you". A more general cl****ification of redundancy is pleonasm, which can be any unnecessary words (or even word parts). Subsuming both...
- The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase is a non-fiction book by Mark Forsyth published in 2013. The book explains cl****ical...
- elliptic linguistic style. It contrasts with periphrasis, aureation and pleonasm. Blacketer (2006). The School of God: Pedagogy and Rhetoric in Calvin's...
- openly or boldly, in a situation where it is unexpected (e.g. politics) pleonasm: The use of more words than are needed to express meaning polyptoton: Repetition...
- Addding the prefix "neuro-" to the root word "cognitive" is an example of pleonasm because, analogous to expressions like "burning fire" and "black darkness...
- noire", Galerie du Château d'eau, Toulouse, France. 2014 "(Phosphene)", Pleonasm, Brussels, Belgium. 2014 "Chronotope", Maison Salvan [fr], Labège, France...
- it is allowed for both parts of the name of a species to mean the same (pleonasm), without being identical in spelling. For instance, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi...
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