pleonasmic etymology

English word pleonasmic comes from English -ic, English pleonasm

Detailed word origin of pleonasmic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
pleonasm English (eng) (countable) A phrase involving pleonasm, that is, a phrase in which one or more words are redundant, as their meaning is expressed elsewhere in the phrase.. (uncountable, rhetoric) Redundancy in wording.
pleonasmic English (eng) (of a person) Given to pleonasmic speech or writing.. (of a writing or speech) Of, or related to pleonasms.

Words with the same origin as pleonasmic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of pleonasm
pleonastic