Sentence Examples


  • " Analytic " or tautological thought does not become " synthetic " or capable of embracing a real content except under the sting of sensation; why sensation should thus help it is obscure, yet the fact is plain.
  • His works cover nearly 40 volumes, often obscure, often tautological, and with no great distinction of style.
  • When, however, we look closer, we find that the principle of order, or obedience to government, is not seriously intended to imply the political absolutism which it seems to express, and which English common sense emphatically repudiates; while the formula of justice is given in the tautological or perfectly indefinite proposition " that every man ought to have his own."
  • And if it be urged that the expression is in any case tautological, i.e.
  • It may seem tautological to suggest that getting money to poor people is the solution to poverty.

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