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monotonous

adjective

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causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest
  • the lecturer's monotonous delivery threatened to put us to sleep

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The first known use of monotonous was in 1776

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“Monotonous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monotonous. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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