Origin of monotonous
Examples from the Web for monotonously
Fate—or caprice—cannot endure to see us monotonously at rest.Vendetta|Marie Corelli
But monotonously the short days slipped into long nights, and still no word came from Malcolm Macleod.The Law of the North (Originally published as Empery)|Samuel Alexander White
Theatrical Liszt was to a virtue, and his continual worship of God in his music is for me monotonously blasphemous.Old Fogy|James Huneker
Ever since Racine the one aim of the dramatist had been to make the Alexandrine run as monotonously as possible.A Short History of French Literature|George Saintsbury
He spoke as one reciting a lesson, monotonously, with effort.The Game and the Candle|Eleanor M. Ingram
1750, of sound, from Greek monotonos "of one tone" (see monotony). Transferred and figurative use, "lacking in variety, uninteresting," is from 1783. Related: Monotonously.