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Antonyms for humdrum
ˈhʌmˌdrʌmhum·drum

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  1. humdrumnoun

    Synonyms:
    doldrum

  2. humdrumadjective

    Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.

    Synonyms:
    doldrum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Antonyms:
    exciting, lively

    Synonyms:
    sameness, monotony

  2. commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourousadjective

    not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

    "an unglamorous job greasing engines"

    Antonyms:
    lively, exciting

    Synonyms:
    shopworn, prosaic, monotonous, trite, old-hat, unglamorous, earthbound, threadbare, tired, timeworn, stock(a), matter-of-fact, hackneyed, well-worn, banal, prosy, commonplace, pedestrian, unglamourous

  3. humdrum, monotonousadjective

    tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

    "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"

    Antonyms:
    lively, exciting

    Synonyms:
    monotonic, unglamourous, monotone, commonplace, monotonous, unglamorous, prosaic, flat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. humdrumadjective

    Synonyms:
    monotonous, tedious, prosy, tiresome

  2. humdrumnoun

    Synonyms:
    monotony, tedium

How to use humdrum in a sentence?

  1. Saki:

    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.

  2. John Prine:

    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.

  3. Joseph de Maistre:

    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.

  4. Carl Sagan:

    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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