Monotony

Definition of Monotony

Mo`not´o`ny
n.1.A frequent recurrence of the same tone or sound, producing a dull uniformity; absence of variety, as in speaking or singing.
2.Any irksome sameness, or want of variety.
At sea, everything that breaks the monotony of the surrounding expanse attracts attention.
- W. Irving.

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AF, alliteration, assonance, audio frequency, boredom, broken record, ceaselessness, chime, clockwork regularity, consecutiveness, constancy, constant flow, continualness, continuity, continuousness, daily round, dingdong, drone, dryness, endlessness, ennui, equilibrium, even pace, even tenor, featurelessness, flatness, frequency, fullness, fundamental, fundamental tone, gaplessness, harmonic, harping, humdrum, incessancy, intonation, invariability, irk, irksomeness, jingle, jingle-jangle, jointlessness, monologue, monotone, monotonousness, near rhyme, orderliness, overtone, partial, partial tone, pitch, pitter-patter, plenitude, regularity, repeated sounds, repetitiousness, repetitiveness, rhyme, sameliness, sameness, seamlessness, singsong, slant rhyme, smoothness, stability, stale repetition, steadiness, steady state, successiveness, tedium, the beaten track, the daily round, the round, the squirrel cage, the treadmill, the weary round, tone, tonelessness, treadmill, trot, unbrokenness, undeviation, undifferentiation, uniformity, unintermittedness, uninterruptedness, uninterruption, unnecessary repetition, unrelievedness, unvariation, wearisome sameness
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