Word of the Week – March 20, 2021

Pleonasm

Noun

Greek, 16th century

The use of more words than are necessary to convey meaning, either as a fault of style or for emphasis.

Example:  My tendency towards pleonasm always arises when I talk about my writing projects.

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2 responses to “Word of the Week – March 20, 2021

  1. Or maybe I simply like surrounding
    myself with lots and lots of words!

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