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monotonous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Monotonous  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  monotonous 
  adj  1:  sounded  or  spoken  in  a  tone  unvarying  in  pitch;  "the  owl's 
  faint  monotonous  hooting"  [syn:  {monotone},  {monotonic}] 
  2:  tediously  repetitious  or  lacking  in  variety;  "a  humdrum 
  existence;  all  work  and  no  play";  "nothing  is  so 
  monotonous  as  the  sea"  [syn:  {humdrum}] 




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