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English noun: monotony

1. monotony (attribute) the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety


SamplesHe had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work.
He was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners.
He hated the sameness of the food the college served.


Synonymshumdrum, sameness


Broader (hypernym)unvariedness

2. monotony (attribute) constancy of tone or pitch or inflection


Broader (hypernym)constancy, stability









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