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məˈnɒt n imonotony

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 2 votes

  1. monotony

    Synonyms:
    sameness, unvaryingness, tedium

    Antonyms:
    variation, relief, diversion

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  1. monotony, humdrum, samenessnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    humdrum, sameness

  2. monotonynoun

    constancy of tone or pitch or inflection

    Synonyms:
    humdrum, sameness

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  1. monotonynoun

    Synonyms:
    uniformity, sameness, want of variety

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  1. monotonynoun

    Synonyms:
    monotone, tedium

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How to use monotony in a sentence?

  1. Erik Pevernagie:

    In our “iconocratic” society people need the escapist and distracting effect of imagery. Their imagination must be triggered day by day, as the monotony of daily life has to be set on fire, constantly. Not tomorrow, but today. ("Give me more images")

  2. Toby Fraley:

    I think it's always more exciting to see a piece of great art, as opposed to yet another book shop or fast food restaurant. Those are the only other entities breaking up the monotony between the identical gates.

  3. A. G. Buckham:

    Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.

  4. Herodotus:

    Those who are skilled in archery bend their bow only when they are prepared to use it; when they do not require it they allow it to remain unbent, for otherwise it would be unserviceable when the time for using it arrived. So it is with man. If he were to devote himself unceasingly to a dull round of business, without breaking the monotony by cheerful amusements, he would fall imperceptibly into idiotcy, or be struck with paralysis.

  5. Jeff Gordon:

    When I went, I realized these families and these kids are going through so much that just breaking up the monotony of that ... can get their mind off of what's going to happen the next time a doctor walks through that door, (Then) my crew chief having a son diagnosed with leukemia led to us starting our own program, Racing for a Reason, and that led to me starting my own foundation.


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