monotony

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mo·not·o·ny

 (mə-nŏt′n-ē)
n. pl. mo·not·o·nies
1. Uniformity or lack of variation in pitch, intonation, or inflection.
2. Tedious sameness or repetitiousness: the monotony of daily routine.

[Greek monotoniā, from monotonos, monotonous; see monotonous.]

monotony

(məˈnɒtənɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. wearisome routine; dullness
2. lack of variety in pitch or cadence

mo•not•o•ny

(məˈnɒt n i)

n.
1. wearisome uniformity or lack of variety, as in action or aspect.
2. sameness of tone or pitch, as in speaking.
[1700–10; < Late Greek, derivative of monotonía=monóton(os) monotonous + -ia -y3]

monotony

dullness or uniformity, similar to that experienced from a repeated sound. — monotonous, adj.
See also: Sound
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monotony - the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of varietymonotony - the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety; "he 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"
unvariedness - characterized by an absence of variation
2.monotony - constancy of tone or pitch or inflection
constancy, stability - the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation; "early mariners relied on the constancy of the trade winds"

monotony

noun tedium, routine, boredom, dullness, sameness, uniformity, flatness, repetitiveness, tediousness, repetitiousness, colourlessness, tiresomeness A night out may help break the monotony of the week.

monotony

noun
A tiresome lack of variety:
Translations
رَتابَه
jednotvárnost
ensformighed
einhæfni, tilbreytingarleysi
tekdüzelik

monotony

[məˈnɒtənɪ] Nmonotonía f
she decided to go away for the weekend, just to break the monotonydecidió irse el fin de semana, sólo para romper la monotonía or salir de la rutina

monotony

[məˈnɒtəni] n [life, existence] → monotonie f

monotony

n (lit, fig)Eintönigkeit f, → Monotonie f; the sheer monotony of it!dieses ewige Einerlei!; (of work etc also)dieser Stumpfsinn!

monotony

[məˈnɒtənɪ] nmonotonia

monotonous

(məˈnotənəs) adjective
lacking in variety; dull. a monotonous piece of music.
moˈnotonously adverb
moˈnotony noun