Synonyms for monotonous

Synonyms for (adjective) monotonous

Synonyms: humdrum, monotonous

Definition: tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

Usage: a humdrum existence; all work and no play; nothing is so monotonous as the sea

Similar words: dull

Definition: lacking in liveliness or animation

Usage: he was so dull at parties; a dull political campaign; a large dull impassive man; dull days with nothing to do; how dull and dreary the world is; fell back into one of her dull moods


Synonyms: monotone, monotonic, monotonous, flat

Definition: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

Usage: the owl's faint monotonous hooting

Similar words: unmodulated

Definition: characterized by lack of variation in pitch, tone, or volume

Usage: he lectured in an unmodulated voice edged with hysteria