Battology



wearisome repetition of words in speaking or writing.
n.

“needless repetition in speaking or writing,” c.1600, from Greek battologia “a speaking stammeringly,” from battos “stammerer,” of imitative origin, + -logia (see -logy).

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    to repeat (a word, phrase, mannerism, etc.) excessively. (of writing or speaking) to repeat words, phrases, etc., to an excessive and tiresome degree.

  • Battologist

    wearisome repetition of words in speaking or writing. n. “needless repetition in speaking or writing,” c.1600, from Greek battologia “a speaking stammeringly,” from battos “stammerer,” of imitative origin, + -logia (see -logy).



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