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Is there a name for a situation where a word is not needed because a the previous word doesn’t require it?

Example: heart attacks are harmful for your health. “harmful” makes no sense there because heart attacks are not beneficial.

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    Redundancy? I wouldn't call it redundant here, though, "heart attacks are […] for your health" doesn't make any sense. – Draconis Apr 22 at 1:13
  • Redundant would be “a harmful heart attack”. – Anton Sherwood Apr 23 at 3:40
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I believe you're looking for pleonasm.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleonasm

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