monotony


mo·not·o·ny

noun \mə-ˈnä-tə-nē, -ˈnät-nē\

: a lack of change that makes something boring : a monotonous quality

Full Definition of MONOTONY

1
:  tedious sameness
2
:  sameness of tone or sound

Examples of MONOTONY

  1. She hated the monotony of the job.
  2. The brief storm was a relief from the monotony of the hot summer afternoon.

First Known Use of MONOTONY

1706

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