What is clarifying for one reader can be a redundant distraction for another.
The company carries the same customer names and addresses in four different computer systems. Eliminating the redundant data will simplify mailing list management.
After the merger, they concluded the office was redundant.
At least the reviewer has a sense of humor when she described the art as clichéd, redundant and unimaginative.
[decentralized decision-making] creates a form of redundancy, which works to the relative advantage of those individuals, groups, and firms that are most resistant to these irrational tendencies.
Richard A. Epstein -- Skepticism and Freedom
The specification called for a redundant network infrastructure.
Every member of the jury found the tenth character witness to be redundant and unnecessarily emotional.
At the risk of being redundant, I return to my original proposition.
They are using citation searches to minimize the problem of redundant publication.
The report identified redundant staff at the United Nations.
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He was a small, short, youngish man, sprinkled all over his face with freckles, and wearing redundant yellow hair.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
a redundant security system
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
And whenever we faced a critical matter such as this, we designed redundant systems. ... In this case, there are two independent reasons why the animals can’t breed.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
There comes a point when the very discussion of pain becomes redundant.
Stephen King -- Misery
Redundant sterilization procedures:
Michael Crichton -- The Andromeda Strain
Oh, you mean, redundant, like saying the same thing over and over but in different ways?
Sherman Alexie -- The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
In that case, perhaps my message is rather redundant.
Kazuo Ishiguro -- The Remains of the Day
"I’m going," she said, redundantly.
Sarah Dessen -- The Truth About Forever
And by hideous contrast, a redundant orator was making a speech to another gathering not thirty steps away, in fulsome laudation of "our glorious British liberties!"
Mark Twain -- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
Redundant though it may sound, we are sheer point of view. We cannot influence things in any way.
Haruki Murakami -- After Dark
[upon hearing the firehouse siren after the explosions] A little redundant, he thought. Still, there was no sound quite like a siren wailing its air-raid alarm to spur people to constructive action—or paralyze them in fear.
Pat Frank -- Alas, Babylon
Moody’s grandfather wrote in belabored, redundant, didactic prose.
Betty Mahmoody -- Not Without My Daughter
"I’ll make certain next time certainly," said Bourne, the redundancy intended,
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Identity
I wont say hungry because to a woman ... below Mason’s and Dixon’s in this year of grace 1865, that word would be sheer redundancy, like saying that we were breathing.
William Faulkner -- Absalom, Absalom!
To Vic it was so much redundancy; he knew in his guts that it had been Kemp.
Stephen King -- Cujo
A range of one thousand kilometers, which is redundant from our viewpoint
Don DeLillo -- Underworld
Indeed the dismal downpour made my intended visit to Niagara Falls seem redundant.
John Steinbeck -- Travels with Charley
Any method of communication needs redundancy, or information can be lost.
Robert A. Heinlein -- The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
Cavalletto dropped on one knee, and implored him, with a redundancy of gesticulation, to hear what had brought himself into such foul company.
Charles Dickens -- Little Dorrit
with no redundancy in the shirt line
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
a little man with a redundancy of gesture
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
So the instant Risa gets back to the infirmary, she calls for a messenger, and another and another, sending them each off with redundant notes reminding kids to take their medications.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
"So I know some of this might be redundant," Josiah said, "but if it’s okay we’d like to give you the full newcomer tour.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
"E’lir Kvothe’s complaints are redundant.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
His boss had been muttering about possible redundancies for months.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
It was just as I was on the dash to school and Vati said, "Georgia, I don’t know if you have heard anything but there’s been a lot of redundancies at my place."
Louise Rennison -- Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
That’s sort of a redundancy and an understatement at the same time, isn’t it?
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
The break, followed by the redundant announcement of labor, arched her back.
Toni Morrison -- Beloved
The first adjective is redundant.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
I looked at my pupil, who did not at first appear to notice me: she was quite a child, perhaps seven or eight years old, slightly built, with a pale, small-featured face, and a redundancy of hair falling in curls to her waist.
Charlotte Bronte -- Jane Eyre
As always, the two redundant holographic backup units hummed safely within their temperature-controlled vault.
Dan Brown -- The Lost Symbol
Any other words would be redundant.
Christopher Paolini -- Brisingr
Mrs. Trenor was a tall fair woman, whose height just saved her from redundancy.
Edith Wharton -- The House of Mirth
They love redundancies.
Tom Clancy -- The Hunt for Red October
Wouldn’t that be redundant?
James Patterson -- School’s Out - Forever
She looked redundant with life, health, and energy; all of which attributes were bound down and compressed, as it were and girdled tensely, in their luxuriance, by her virgin zone.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Rappaccini’s Daughter
Meaning what?Meaning that when we see a person suspended in the air, even briefly, he is one or more of the following: a superhero a ski jumper crazy (redundant if also number 2) fictional a circus act, departing a cannon suspended on wires an angel heavily symbolic Of course, just because we can’t fly doesn’t mean we don’t dream of it.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many…
Jonathan Swift -- Gulliver’s Travels
My gift’s a little redundant.
Jodi Picoult -- Change of Heart
Bathsheba had too much sense to mind seriously what her servitors said about her; but too much womanly redundance of speech to leave alone what was said till it died the natural death of unminded things.