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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmonotonymo‧not‧o‧ny /məˈnɒtəni $ məˈnɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  BORINGthe quality of being always the same, which makes something boring, especially someone’s life or workmonotony of She wanted to escape the monotony of her everyday life.relieve/break the monotony He suggested a card game to relieve the monotony of the journey.
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monotonyExcessive equality makes for cultural uniformity and monotony.All masters are by him translated into one monotony of commonplace.The sheer monotony of the work is itself exhausting.I was glad of the break to get away from the monotony of the orchard with the constant sniping and mortaring.For a day or two this tactic was mildly successful, but eventually even Auster began to droop from the monotony.Isabel listened to the sound of Chalon's steady hoofbeats, finding a vague comfort in the monotony of the noise.It's the monotony I don't like - it's repetitive and you have to do the same things each day.The monotony of prison life is enough to drive anyone insane.the monotony of the prairie highwaysRegular movement tends towards monotony, giving the effect of a hymn-tune.relieve/break the monotonyNo trees or houses broke the monotony of the deserted fields.You know, a little jaunt to break the monotony.This year's card would relieve the monotony.Thinking, maybe, that it would break the monotony, the tedious spell of the highway.
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