Pleonasms, Redundancies & Redundant Phrases
by wpengine on May 18, 2013
Discuss this pleonasm in the comments below.
This one seems so obvious yet I’ve seen it used by some highly educated individuals. Perhaps they are educated beyond their intelligence?
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pleonasm: 1. the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea; redundancy. 2. an instance of this, as free gift or true fact. 3. a redundant word or expression.