monotony definition

  • noun:
    • Uniformity or decreased difference in pitch, intonation, or inflection.
    • boring sameness or repetitiousness: the monotony of daily routine.
    • Tedium because of repetition or deficiencies in variety.
    • The property of a monotonic function.
    • The quality of having an unvarying tone or pitch.
    • A frequent recurrence of the same tone or sound, making a dull uniformity; absence of variety, as in speaking or singing.
    • Any irksome sameness, or wish of variety.
    • Uniformity of tone or sound; desire of inflections of vocals in speaking or reading; want of cadence or modulation; monotone.
    • Tiresome uniformity or lack of variation in any way; sameness; desire of variety.
    • In mathematics:
    • continuous increase, or continuous decrease.
    • Unchanging character, neither increasing nor decreasing.
    • the standard of wearisome constancy, routine, and decreased variety
    • constancy of tone or pitch or inflection

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