monotony

noun mo·not·o·ny \ mə-ˈnä-tə-nē , -ˈnät-nē \
Updated on: 2 Feb 2018

Definition of monotony

1 : tedious sameness
  • the monotony of the landscape
  • the monotony of prison life
  • fixing a variety of foods to avoid monotony
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2 : sameness of tone or sound
  • the soft monotony of her voice

Examples of monotony in a Sentence

  1. She hated the monotony of the job.

  2. The brief storm was a relief from the monotony of the hot summer afternoon.

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Origin and Etymology of monotony


MONOTONY Defined for English Language Learners

monotony

noun

Definition of monotony for English Language Learners

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


MONOTONY Defined for Kids

monotony

noun mo·not·o·ny \ mə-ˈnä-tə-nē \

Definition of monotony for Students

plural monotonies
: a boring lack of change


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