Definition: speech in which a certain phrase or word is repeated unnecessarily
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): verbiage, wordiness
1. Trump’s speech was nothing but tautology in which he repeatedly called Clinton a crooked politician.
2. When the attorney addressed the members of the jury, he used tautology to repeat his key arguments.
3. During class the instructor helped students understand tautology by highlighting the repetition in her lecture.