Definition of repetitious in English:



  • ‘many hours of repetitious labour’
    another term for repetitive
    • ‘It is a repetitious and tedious work, a mixture of scholarship and scurrilous invective, but Milton himself was well satisfied with it.’
    • ‘Most of these excerpts are as good as anything in the finished film (to condemn with faint praise), but Zamm's remarks get repetitious after a while.’
    • ‘There was a time not long ago when Telemann, like Vivaldi, was thought to be dull and repetitious.’
    • ‘They are boring, repetitious, and self-serving.’
    • ‘But, when the humor is flat and repetitious, as is the case here, the absence of a credible storyline becomes a major drawback.’
    • ‘As a result of his determination to include just about everyone and everything that was connected with the Great Fire, Tinniswood's narrative sometimes comes across as slightly disheveled and repetitious.’
    • ‘Here, the music becomes anguished yet mechanical, frighteningly repetitious and full of noises that seem only half-human in origin.’
    • ‘Sachs tells us that reading these impassioned letters eventually became repetitious and boring.’
    • ‘Its style can seem tedious and repetitious to a modern professional economist.’
    • ‘Of the fifteen new poems, I think ‘La Florida’ and ‘Purple Finch’ are the best and perhaps indicate a direction away from what has become a repetitious lament of exile.’
    • ‘Lee also orchestrates some magnificent horizontal sweeps at the apron of the stage but as they become more repetitious, they are rendered bereft of the grandeur initially achieved.’
    • ‘He admits to finding the Buddha's dialogues ‘long-winded and repetitious,’ with ‘little of the artistry so evident in Plato.’’
    • ‘But if that biography confined itself to her activities in the world, it would be appallingly repetitious and boring.’
    • ‘They are intentionally, indeed overinsistently, scabrous; and they are conscientiously repetitious in their linear, timeless design.’
    • ‘They're a bit of recognition for excelling at jobs that, Wasserstein admits, are often boring and repetitious.’
    • ‘By the late nineties, many critics had begun to find Iranian films cloying and repetitious, and The Silence doesn't exactly help that particular cause.’
    • ‘The tragedies that plague the talent make for grimmer reading, resulting in a story arc that's as banal and repetitious as most contemporary porn features.’
    • ‘Although somewhat repetitious in its early moments, the dance achieved great poignancy as it depicted the infatuation of two young strangers at a dance - and the girl's death from a stray bullet.’
    • ‘Tabular and repetitious in structure, an algorithm is essentially a finite blend of mathematical calculations and logical statements that process data according to preordained formats.’
    • ‘Moreover, he had to worry about all manner of dull work: petitions were read, proclamations heard, and patents and all manner of wordy, repetitious and wearisome papers had to be attended to.’
    repetitive, monotonous, tedious, boring, uninteresting, humdrum, mundane, tiresome, wearisome, dreary, soul-destroying, mind-numbing
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