monotony, humdrum, samenessadjective
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"
commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourousadjective
not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
"an unglamorous job greasing engines"
tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
"a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"
The quality of lacking variety or excitement; dullness.
Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.
monotonous; dull; commonplace
a dull fellow; a bore
monotonous and tedious routine
a low cart with three wheels, drawn by one horse
Humdrum is an animated short film directed by Peter Peake. It was released in 1998 and produced by Aardman Animations and received an Oscar nomination for Animated Short Film and a BAFTA nomination in the same category.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hum′drum, adj. dull: droning: monotonous: commonplace.—n. a stupid fellow: monotony, tedious talk. [Hum and drum.]
The numerical value of humdrum in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of humdrum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Scandal is merely the compassionate allowance which the gay make to the humdrum. Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.
I didn't expect to do this for a living, being a recording artist, i was just playing music for the fun of it and writing songs. That was kind of my escape, you know, from the humdrum of the world.
In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author; vision is confined, means are limited, scope is restricted, movements are labored, and results are humdrum.
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
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- tediós, avorritCatalan, Valencian
- langweilig, trist, Tristesse, gleichförmig, Monotonie, eintönig, monoton, Einerlei, einförmig, abgestumpft, drögeGerman
- tapahtumaköyhä, yksitoikkoinenFinnish
- soporifique, embétant, ennuyeux, traintrain, monotoneFrench
- sivár, egyhangú, unalmasHungarian
- vervelend, saai, slaapverwekkend, eentonigDutch
- prozaiczny, monotonnyPolish
- монотонный, прозаичный, однообразный, повседневность, скучный, однообразие, будничный, банальныйRussian
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