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Definition of repetitive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    repetitive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//rɪˈpɛt̮ət̮ɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1saying or doing the same thing many times, so that it becomes boring synonym monotonous a repetitive task.
  2. 2repeated many times a repetitive pattern of behavior Travel sickness is caused by the effect of repetitive movements.
  3. Word Familyrepeat verb nounrepeatable adjective (unrepeatable)repeated adjectiverepeatedly adverbrepetition nounrepetitive adjectiverepetitious adjective
repetitively
 
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adverb
repetitiveness
 
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noun [uncountable] The repetitiveness of the work really got me down after a while.
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