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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum
           existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so
           monotonous as the sea" [syn: humdrum, monotonous]
    2: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's
       faint monotonous hooting" [syn: flat, monotone,
       monotonic, monotonous]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Monotonous \Mo*not"o*nous\, a. [Gr. ?; mo`nos alone, single + ?
   tone. See Tone.]
   Uttered in one unvarying tone; continued with dull
   uniformity; characterized by monotony; without change or
   variety; wearisome. -- Mo*not"o*nous*ly, adv. --
   Mo*not"o*nous*ness, n.
   [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for monotonous:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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