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monotony

[ muh-not-n-ee ]
/ məˈnɒt n i /
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noun
wearisome uniformity or lack of variety, as in occupation or scenery.
the continuance of an unvarying sound; monotone.
sameness of tone or pitch, as in speaking.
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Origin of monotony

1700–10; <Late Greek monotonía, equivalent to monóton(os) monotonous + -ia-y3
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British Dictionary definitions for monotony

monotony
/ (məˈnɒtənɪ) /

noun plural -nies
wearisome routine; dullness
lack of variety in pitch or cadence
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