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monotonous

adjective

  1. tedious, boring, dull, repetitive, uniform, all the same, plodding, tiresome, humdrum, unchanging, colourless, mind-numbing, soporific, ho-hum (informal), repetitious, wearisome, samey (informal), unvaried •  It's monotonous work, like most factory jobs. OPPOSITES: 
    opposites: interesting, exciting, entertaining, stimulating, lively, enjoyable, exhilarating, enthralling
  2. toneless, flat, uniform, droning, unchanging, uninflected •  a monotonous voice OPPOSITES: 
    opposites: sexy (informal), animated

'monotonous' in Other Languages

  • British English: monotonous Something that is monotonous is very boring because it has a regular repeated pattern which never changes.It's monotonous work, like most factory jobs.məˈnɒtənəs ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: مُـمِلٌّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: monótono monótona
  • Chinese: 单调的
  • Croatian: monoton monotona
  • Czech: monotónní
  • Danish: monoton
  • Dutch: monotoon
  • European Spanish: monótono monótona
  • Finnish: yksitoikkoinen
  • French: monotone
  • German: monoton
  • Greek: μονότονος μονότονη
  • Italian: monotono monotona
  • Japanese: 単調な
  • Korean: 단조로운
  • Norwegian: monoton
  • Polish: monotonny monotonna
  • Portuguese: monótono monótona
  • Romanian: monoton monoton, monotonă, monotoni, monotone
  • Russian: монотонный монотонная
  • Spanish: monótono monótona
  • Swedish: monoton monotont
  • Thai: น่าเบื่อหน่ายเพราะซ้ำซาก
  • Turkish: tekdüze
  • Ukrainian: монотонний
  • Vietnamese: đơn điệu

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