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Tautology Examples

Tautology is a way to express something by repeating or saying it in a different way. This can be used for emphasis, to convey something important, or to add literary beauty to a text. However, many times its use in inadvertent and is just a needless repetition. Henry Fowler, a lexicographer describes tautology as, "saying exactly the same factor twice". Consequently, the statement conveys no useful information regardless of its length or complexity making it unfalsifiable. It is a way of formulating a description such that it masquerades as an explanation when the real reason for the phenomena cannot be independently derived. In logic, it is a statement that consists of two facts, one which will be true in any instance.

Tautology is used widely in day-to-day life, for example:
-Either it will rain tomorrow, or it won't.
-Frozen Ice.

-I heard it with my own ears.

-What is your PIN number?

-Lush beauty products have an aromatic aroma.

There is no denying the importance of tautology in modern day literary writing. However, in present time, the use of tautological phrases and words has been cut down to avoid repetition and monotony. Despite that fact, writers continue to use tautology as a tool to draw attention or emphasize ideas.
Tautology Meaning
A tautology is a formula which is true in every possible interpretation. The word tautology was used by the ancient Greeks to describe a statement that was true merely by virtue of saying the same thing twice, a pejorative meaning that is still used for rhetorical tautologies.
Tautology Examples
I don't always use tautology but when I do, I use tautology.