Definition of monotony
1 : tedious sameness the monotony of the landscape the monotony of prison life fixing a variety of foods to avoid monotony — SHAPE
2 : sameness of tone or sound the soft monotony of her voice
Examples of monotony in a Sentence
She hated the monotony of the job.
The brief storm was a relief from the monotony of the hot summer afternoon.
Recent Examples of monotony from the Web
For many Brits more removed from the violence, the attacks were beginning to take on a grim monotony.
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MONOTONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monotony for English Language Learners
: a lack of change that makes something boring : a monotonous quality
MONOTONY Defined for Kids
Definition of monotony for Students
: a boring lack of change
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