Definitions for monotonyməˈnɒt n i

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. monotony, humdrum, sameness(noun)

    the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety

    "he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work"; "he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners"; "he hated the sameness of the food the college served"

  2. monotony(noun)

    constancy of tone or pitch or inflection

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  1. monotony(Noun)

    Tedium as a result of repetition or a lack of variety.

  2. monotony(Noun)

    The property of a monotonic function.

  3. monotony(Noun)

    The quality of having an unvarying tone or pitch.

  4. Origin: From the post-Classical monotonia and its etymon the ; compare the monotonie and the monotonia, as well as the later monotone.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Monotony(noun)

    a frequent recurrence of the same tone or sound, producing a dull uniformity; absence of variety, as in speaking or singing

  2. Monotony(noun)

    any irksome sameness, or want of variety

  3. Origin: [Gr. : cf. F. monotonie. See Monotonius.]


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