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monotonous

mo·not·o·nous

monotonous

 
 
pronunciation:
m na t ns
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: uninteresting due to lack of variation; tedious.
Shredding papers can be a monotonous job.
synonyms:
boring, dull, humdrum, tedious
antonyms:
interesting
similar words:
banal, dry, flat, insipid, jejune, mechanical, prosaic, prosy, repetitious, routine, unchanging, uneventful, uniform, uninteresting, unvarying, vapid
definition 2: showing little or no variation in pitch; monotone.
The monotonous voice of the lecturer lulled some of us to sleep.The part for altos is somewhat monotonous in this piece.
synonyms:
droning, monotone
similar words:
chanting, flat, humming
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derivations: monotonously (adv.), monotonousness (n.)
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