Definition of 'monotonous'
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It is boring and monotonous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet press stories about data breaches keep appearing with monotonous regularity because too many businesses both large and small still take a half-hearted approach to data protection. Computing (2010)The monotonous work involves stitching clothes alongside hundreds of other women. The Sun (2016)Passes went astray with a monotonous regularity while players often ran down blind alleys. The Sun (2012)But the monologue form in itself becomes monotonous. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And the monotonous speaker soon becomes a bore. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)You could try blaming your teachers' inability to impart knowledge on their boring and monotonous voices. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That would only produce a dull, monotonous sound. Christianity Today (2000)We hear many tales of goalscorers being in a rich vein where they hit the back of the net with almost monotonous regularity. Great Sporting Failures (1993)Single people can cook in bulk then heat up portions from the fridge, but that gets monotonous. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sorry if it gets monotonous. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was very monotonous work. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Life was dull, monotonous, and sodden with cynicism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a dull, monotonous life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The major disadvantage of programmed instruction for most pupils lies in the absence of interpersonal relationships, so that many pupils find this technique monotonous and boring. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)He was surprised how badly dressed the British were, and he was surprised at how boring and monotonous the food was. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'monotonous'
British English: monotonous /məˈnɒtənəs/ ADJECTIVE
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.
- American English: monotonous
- Arabic: مُـمِلٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: monótono
- Chinese: 单调的
- Croatian: monoton
- Czech: monotónní
- Danish: monoton
- Dutch: monotoon
- European Spanish: monótono
- Finnish: yksitoikkoinen
- French: monotone
- German: monoton
- Greek: μονότονος
- Italian: monotono
- Japanese: 単調な
- Korean: 단조로운
- Norwegian: monoton
- Polish: monotonny
- European Portuguese: monótono
- Romanian: monoton
- Russian: монотонный
- Spanish: monótono
- Swedish: monoton
- Thai: น่าเบื่อหน่ายเพราะซ้ำซาก
- Turkish: tekdüze
- Ukrainian: монотонний
- Vietnamese: đơn điệu
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