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- (General American) IPA(key): /məˈnɑtəni/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /məˈnɒtəni/
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- Hyphenation: mo‧not‧o‧ny
monotony (plural monotonies)
- Tedium as a result of repetition or a lack of variety.
- 1834, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Francesca Carrara, volume 1, page 24:
- It matters little to trace the rapidity of the land journey, or the monotony of the sea voyage—alike unmarked by adventure. Robert Evelyn landed at Southampton,...
- 1907, Arthur Conan Doyle, chapter 1, in Through the Magic Door:
- Yet second-hand romance and second-hand emotion are surely better than the dull, soul-killing monotony which life brings to most of the human race.
- (mathematics) The property of a monotonic function.
- The quality of having an unvarying tone or pitch.
property of mathematical function
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