PLEONASM

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noun. a type of verbal redundancy wherein too many words are utilized to display a concept or idea.

PLEONASM: "Pleonasms are often used in children's books."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PLEONASM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pleonasm/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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