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Meaning of MONOTONOUS

Pronunciation:  mu'nâtnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
  2. [adj]  sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"
 

MONOTONOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: dull, humdrum, monotone, monotonic, unmelodic, unmelodious, unmusical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mo*not"o*nous\, a. [Gr. ?; mo`nos alone, single + ?
tone. See {Tone}.]
Uttered in one unvarying tone; continued with dull
uniformity; characterized by monotony; without change or
variety; wearisome. -- {Mo*not"o*nous*ly}, adv. --
{Mo*not"o*nous*ness}, n.

 
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