Monotonous meaning

mə-nŏtn-əs
Going on in the same tone without variation.
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Having little or no variation or variety.
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Tiresome because unvarying.
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The definition of monotonous is having little or no variety.

An example of monotonous is the science teacher's voice in "The Wonder Years."

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Sounded or spoken in an unvarying tone.

A monotonous droning voice.

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Tediously repetitious or lacking in variety.
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Having an unvarying tone or pitch.
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Origin of monotonous

  • From Greek monotonos mono- mono- tonos tone tone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • monotone +"Ž -ous

    From Wiktionary