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3 definitions found for monotonous
From 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]From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
monotonous 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]From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
113 Moby Thesaurus words for "monotonous": alliterating, alliterative, articulated, assonant, banal, banausic, belabored, blah, boring, broken-record, catenated, ceaseless, chanting, chiming, cliche-ridden, colorless, commonplace, concatenated, connected, constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, cyclical, dim, dingdong, direct, drab, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, endless, everlasting, everyday, featureless, gapless, gray, harping, ho-hum, humdrum, immediate, incessant, interminable, invariable, jingle-jangle, jog-trot, jogtrot, joined, jointless, labored, linked, long-winded, mechanical, monotone, monotonic, never-ending, nonstop, ordinary, pedestrian, perennial, periodic, poky, prolix, prosaic, recurrent, repetitious, repetitive, rhymed, rhyming, round-the-clock, routine, run-of-the-mill, running, same, samely, seamless, serried, singsong, sleep-inducing, smooth, soporific, stable, steady, stodgy, straight, tedious, tiresome, tiring, treadmill, twenty-four-hour, unbroken, unceasing, undifferentiated, unending, uneventful, unexciting, uniform, uninteresting, unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unrelieved, unremitting, unstopped, unvaried, unvarying, wearisome, wearying