[ UK /mənˈɒtənəs/ ]
[ US /məˈnɑtənəs/ ]
  1. sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    the owl's faint monotonous hooting
  2. tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
    a humdrum existence; all work and no play
    nothing is so monotonous as the sea
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use monotonous In A Sentence

  • The trek was a bit monotonous at times - I wanted to go faster - but it was relaxing, enjoyable and worth the sore backside.
  • Richard and his friends, he reminds us constantly, are wealthy, beautiful, aloof from the slings and arrows of dowdiness and paying bills and slogging it out in monotonous jobs.
  • Viceroy's voice was still a monotonous drone, and I wanted to slap him just to see that he could still talk and/or yell with emotion.
  • Perhaps worse still was the monotonous, mechanical regularity imposed on the worker by the factory system. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies
  • The monotonous stretches of this concert package make it difficult to feel anything about him at all.
  • It is only too true that alcoholism, cocainism, and other supposed means of getting beyond a monotonous daily life are becoming increasingly prevalent among women.
  • The monotonous words sounded fake and insincere, as if they were predetermined and he was only reciting the memorized lines in some sort of play.
  • Guess I might as well light some fire to that fat ass, he mused, like whipping her buttocks was a monotonous task. Stealing Candy
  • For here was a trailing line of jog-trotting dusky shapes, some crouching on dwarf ponies half their size, some trailing lances, lodge-poles, rifles, women and children after them, all moving with a monotonous rhythmic motion as marked as the military precision of the other cavalcade, and always on a parallel line with it. Tales of Trail and Town
  • I am privileged to have escaped the monotonous toil of endless physical labour and to have experienced a soft life in which I have been able to indulge my passion for history.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy