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Synonyms for monotony
məˈnɒt n imonotony

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. monotony

    Synonyms:
    sameness, unvaryingness, tedium

    Antonyms:
    variation, relief, diversion

Princeton's WordNet

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. monotonynoun

    Synonyms:
    uniformity, sameness, want of variety

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. monotonynoun

    Synonyms:
    monotone, tedium

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How to use monotony in a sentence?

  1. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    It is normal to look up to someone right here or out there i.e. you are expected to admire and respect anyone who is worthy of admiration and respect. But, you shouldn't wish to be like anybody, no matter his or her socioeconomic status. Now listen up, nobody is better off than you. Yes! and in case you don't know, you are God's masterpiece and one of a kind as well Scripture reference (Ephesians 2:10). So, you've got to stop wishing to be like anybody right here or out there. Take Note: if every human is the same, this world would be so boring and uninteresting to live in. Lest you forget, monotony kills interest and much more than that, but variety is the spice of life. In other words, our uniqueness is what actually makes the world vivacious and interesting to live in, (IMHO) in my humble (honest) opinion. ~Emeasoba George

  2. 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")

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. A. G. Buckham:

    Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.

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