monotonous
[ muh-not-n-uhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1770-1780; Greek from the Late Greek word monótonos
Synonyms
  • boring
  • flat
  • uninflected
  • unchanging
  • unvarying
Antonyms
  • varied
  • eventful
  • exciting
  • interesting
  • lively
Definition
having very little inflection; limited to a narrow pitch range
Example
Mr. Smith often put students to sleep due to his monotonous tone during lectures.
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