monotonous Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; all work and no play"
- a humdrum existence
- nothing is so monotonous as the sea
adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
flat; monotonic; monotone.
- the owl's faint monotonous hooting
EtymologyGr. alone, single + tone. See
Uttered in one unvarying tone; continued with dull uniformity; characterized by monotony; without change or variety; wearisome.-- Mo*not"o*nous*ly, adv. -- Mo*not"o*nous*ness, n.
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